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Wish Granted! Tips, Tools, and Templates to Write a Winning Grant
by Holly Rustick

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Kindle Edition published 2017-08-22
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INCLUDES BONUS FREE E-DOWNLOADS: TEMPLATES FOR GRANT WRITING!

Grant writing shouldn’t feel like a trip to the dentist. Take the pain out of the process with this innovative and fun, yes fun, guide. Learn all the inside tips and tools of the grant-writing trade in this easy-to-read and upbeat book.
This book is definitely for you if:
•You break out in a cold sweat when your boss mentions the word ‘grant’.
•You’ve been tempted to throw your computer against the wall while writing a grant.
•You happily tell stakeholders there’s plenty of grants out there … but haven’t the faintest idea how to write and get one!
•You think you can send out a bog-standard letter to a bunch of organizations and get funded.
•Your eyes glaze over when you’re presented with grant writing jargon and acronyms.
•Your organization’s grant success A-game has r...

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Offline lilikatherine

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Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« on: October 05, 2016, 06:38:54 AM »
I loaned my kindle (basic) and when it came back, it still charges and turns on, but the bottom corner of the screen only shows lines. The rest of the screen can be viewed. It looks like something heavy was dropped on the corner. It's not damaged externally, just visible when turned on.  Can it be recycled? If so, where? It's about 3 years old, and not a top of the line model, but I just don't want it to go into a landfill.

Thoughts?

Thanks!

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Re: Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2016, 06:48:48 AM »
Forgot to say I purchased this directly from a friend and NOT from Amazon.

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Re: Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2016, 09:25:26 AM »
So, even though it's over a year old, Amazon has been known to give a discount on a replacement device if you are willing to return the damaged one. I don't know if they recycle or repair or what, but it's worth a call to Kindle customer service to see what they can do for you.

What you describe as happening basically means that the screen has been damaged. It's not reparable -- unless you want to replace the screen yourself which, if you like to play with electronics, you can probably find out how to do with some Googling. No idea if it can be recycled as other electronics are -- you'd have to ask the place that accepts the items.

That said, the basic kindle is currently only about $80 . . .. $50 if you're a Prime member for a limited time. So it wouldn't be terribly expensive to buy a new one that would have a full year warranty.

Or, you might be able to get one cheaper -- or a higher end model for about the same money -- if you check "Warehouse Deals" on Amazon.  They have a number of PapeWhite models on sale as well as the older basic kindles.  I'm not seeing that they are directly sold by Amazon, though, so there's no warranty on them.

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Re: Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2017, 02:44:18 PM »
ebay it...
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