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NJ Bonner Launch 10-29-11 NJ Bonner Launch 10-29-11 Presentation Transcript

  • NJ Bonner Summit 29 October 2011
  • Agenda• Welcome• How to Write a Grant Proposal• Lunch• How to Give a Laser Talk• Laser Talk Tournament• Staying in Touch
  • Welcome
  • Two Big Ideas
  • What kind of citizen?
  • What kind of citizen? Personally Justice Participatory Responsible Oriented Citizen Citizen Citizen Explores whyContributes food Helps to organize a people are hungry to a food drive food drive and acts to solve root causes To solve social problemsTo solve social problems To solve social problems and improve society, and improve society, and improve society, citizens must question andcitizens must have good citizens must actively change established character; they must be participate and take systems and structures honest, responsible, and leadership positions within when they reproducelaw-abiding members of established systems and patterns of injustice over the community community structures time
  • What kind of citizen? Personally Justice Participatory Responsible Oriented Citizen Citizen Citizen Explores whyContributes food Helps to organize a people are hungry to a food drive food drive and acts to solve root causes To solve social problemsTo solve social problems To solve social problems and improve society, and improve society, and improve society, citizens must question andcitizens must have good citizens must actively change established character; they must be participate and take systems and structures honest, responsible, and leadership positions within when they reproducelaw-abiding members of established systems and patterns of injustice over the community community structures time
  • What kind of citizen? Personally Justice Participatory Responsible Oriented Citizen Citizen Citizen Explores whyContributes food Helps to organize a people are hungry to a food drive food drive and acts to solve root causes To solve social problemsTo solve social problems To solve social problems and improve society, and improve society, and improve society, citizens must question andcitizens must have good citizens must actively change established character; they must be participate and take systems and structures honest, responsible, and leadership positions within when they reproducelaw-abiding members of established systems and patterns of injustice over the community community structures time
  • Networking
  • from “Building Smart Communities through Network Weaving” by Valdis Krebs and June Holley © 2002-2006
  • National Bonner Network 75+ schools & 3,000 Bonners
  • Bonner Alumni5,000 & growing
  • How to Write a Grant Proposal from http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted//tutorials/shortcourse/prop1_print
  • Raising Money
  • Raising Money• Partnership between donor and nonprofit.
  • Raising Money• Partnership between donor and nonprofit.• Takes time and persistence to success.
  • Raising Money• Partnership between donor and nonprofit.• Takes time and persistence to success.• Build a network of donors — fast nickles, slow quarters
  • Gather Information
  • Gather Information• Nature of the project and how it will be conducted
  • Gather Information• Nature of the project and how it will be conducted• Timetable for the project
  • Gather Information• Nature of the project and how it will be conducted• Timetable for the project• Anticipated outcomes and how best to evaluate the results
  • Gather Information• Nature of the project and how it will be conducted• Timetable for the project• Anticipated outcomes and how best to evaluate the results• Staffing and volunteer needs
  • Statement of Need
  • Statement of Need• Facts or statistics best support the project?
  • Statement of Need• Facts or statistics best support the project?• Give the reader hope.
  • Statement of Need• Facts or statistics best support the project?• Give the reader hope.• Is your project a model?
  • Statement of Need• Facts or statistics best support the project?• Give the reader hope.• Is your project a model?• Is the need as acute?
  • Statement of Need• Facts or statistics best support the project?• Give the reader hope.• Is your project a model?• Is the need as acute?• Is your approach is different or better than other projects?
  • Project Description
  • Project Description• Objectives: measurable outcomes
  • Project Description• Objectives: measurable outcomes• Methods: specific activities (how, when, why)
  • Project Description• Objectives: measurable outcomes• Methods: specific activities (how, when, why)• Staffing/Administration: who will do what
  • Project Description• Objectives: measurable outcomes• Methods: specific activities (how, when, why)• Staffing/Administration: who will do what• Evaluation: how will you measure impact?
  • Project Description• Objectives: measurable outcomes• Methods: specific activities (how, when, why)• Staffing/Administration: who will do what• Evaluation: how will you measure impact?• Sustainability: how will your project continue?
  • BudgetUp to $2,500
  • Budget Up to $2,500• List all expenses
  • Budget Up to $2,500• List all expenses• Give calculations on how you arrived at totals
  • Budget Up to $2,500• List all expenses• Give calculations on how you arrived at totals• Group in subcategories
  • Budget Up to $2,500• List all expenses• Give calculations on how you arrived at totals• Group in subcategories• Narrative explains any unusual budget items
  • Proposal Packet
  • Proposal Packet• Cover letter
  • Proposal Packet•Cover letter• Proposal Narrative
  • Proposal Packet•Cover letter• Proposal Narrative• Budget
  • Proposal Packet•Cover letter• Proposal Narrative• Budget• Supporting Documents
  • How to give a laser talkfrom Results.org — http://www.results.org/skills_center/for_new_activists/laser_talks_and_powerful_storytelling/
  • What is a Laser Talk?
  • What is a Laser Talk?• “Elevator speech”
  • What is a Laser Talk?•“Elevator speech”• 1-2 minutes to make case & solicit support
  • What is a Laser Talk?• “Elevator speech”• 1-2 minutes to make case & solicit support• Important skill for any activist
  • Four Parts — EPIC
  • Four Parts — EPIC Engage
  • Four Parts — EPIC Engage Problem
  • Four Parts — EPIC Engage Problem Inform
  • Four Parts — EPIC Engage Problem Inform Call to Action
  • Engage
  • Engage• Draw your listener’s attention
  • Engage• Draw your listener’s attention• Use dramatic fact or short statement
  • Engage• Draw your listener’s attention• Use dramatic fact or short statement“I’m proud that the U.S. has played akey role in saving 4.9 million lives since2002 through our contributions to theGlobal Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosisand Malaria.”
  • Problem
  • Problem• What is the problem you want the listener to know about?
  • Problem• What is the problem you want the listener to know about?• Try to connect the problem to an issue the listener already cares about.
  • Problem• What is the problem you want the listener to know about?• Try to connect the problem to an issue the listener already cares about. “But we have much more work to do, since nearly six million people die annually of these three preventable and treatable diseases of poverty. The Global Fund is prepared to help developing nations save more lives, but it needs $5.25 billion in the coming year. This funding gap means real people are not getting access to care.”
  • Inform
  • Inform• Inform the listener about a solution to the problem you just presented.
  • Inform• Inform the listener about a solution to the problem you just presented.• Give examples of how and where the solution has worked, how it has proven to be effective, and how it benefits the target group.
  • Inform• Inform the listener about a solution to the problem you just presented.• Give examples of how and where the solution has worked, how it has proven to be effective, and how it benefits the target group. “U.S. leadership is needed to fully fund the Global Fund. For every dollar the U.S. contributes, other donor nations typically contribute $2. The U.S. share of the need for 2011 is $1.75 billion.”
  • Call to Action
  • Call to Action• Should be concrete, specific, and formed as a yes-no question.
  • Call to Action• Should be concrete, specific, and formed as a yes-no question. “Currently, a sign-on letter to appropriators is being circulated in the House requesting at least $1.75 billion for the Global Fund in 2011.Would you sign this letter? I would be happy to provide you with a copy.”
  • Stories
  • Stories• Recognize the value of a compelling story.
  • Stories• Recognize the value of a compelling story.• Can take something abstract and impersonal, like a statistic, and turn it into something intimate and emotional.
  • Stories• Recognize the value of a compelling story.• Can take something abstract and impersonal, like a statistic, and turn it into something intimate and emotional.• Appeals in a way that facts alone cannot.
  • Laser Talk Tournament
  • Ground Rules
  • Ground Rules• 25 Teams
  • Ground Rules• 25 Teams• Four brackets
  • Ground Rules• 25 Teams• Four brackets• Each round new team member must present
  • Ground Rules• 25 Teams• Four brackets• Each round new team member must present• Judge on: quality of proposal & presentation
  • Bracket #1 Bracket #1• Adult Ed 2 • Disaster Services 1• College Access 1 • Early Childhood 1• College Access 3 • Emergency Food 1• Hunger 2 • Environment 1• Mentoring 6 • Homelessness 1• Public Health 1 • Mentoring 4
  • Bracket #2 Bracket #2• Adult Ed 3 • Adult Ed 1• College Access 2 • Comm Develop 1• Hunger 1 • Emergency Food 2• Mentoring 3 • Emergency Food 3• Mentoring 5 • Mentoring 1• Public Health 2 • Mentoring 2 • Mentoring 7
  • Judges
  • Judges• First round: full-time members/staff judge
  • Judges• First round: full-time members/staff judge• Next rounds: teams out of competition judge
  • Judges• First round: full-time members/staff judge• Next rounds: teams out of competition judge• Tally paper votes with name of team
  • Judges• First round: full-time members/staff judge• Next rounds: teams out of competition judge• Tally paper votes with name of team• Remember: Vote winner based on quality of proposal & presentation
  • Round 1 JudgesBracket Teams Judge College Access 1 1 Adult Ed 2 Ladonna Blount Disaster Services 1 2 Mentoring 8 Raquel Brewer Environment 1 Pete Giandonato Emergency Food 1 Adult Ed 3 3 College Access 2 Shalanda Williams Mentoring 5 Chris Countryman Hunger 1 Mentoring 7 4 Emergency Food 2 Allison Warner Comm Development 1 Ioaki Sanchez Mentoring 1 Mentoring 2 Erica Franklin Adult Ed 1
  • Networking
  • NJ Bonner Network
  • Bonner Google Groups• Adult Education • Homelessness• Campus Service • Housing & Community Center Staff Development• Disability Services • Immigration• Disaster Services • Juvenile Delinquency• Economy & Jobs • Prisoner Education &• Environmental Re-Entry Sustainability • Public Health• Food Security • Youth Education
  • Next Steps• Join email listserv• Update program profile pages• Share ideas, events, proposals, laser talks, etc.