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NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies
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NCCET Webinar - Successful and Essential Grant Writing Strategies

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Learn the key strategies for writing and submitting winning proposals for private and federal funding sources from two successful grant writers who have secured over $10 million in grants. Acquire …

Learn the key strategies for writing and submitting winning proposals for private and federal funding sources from two successful grant writers who have secured over $10 million in grants. Acquire insider tips for developing a grant concept, securing partners, interpreting RFP’s and how to squeeze more content into page limits. Discover how to build relationships with funding sources that will continue beyond the original grant award. Learn more at http://www.NCCET.org

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  • Annalee
  • Annalee Define each of the topics.Time for Q & A at the end of the presentation Burning questions please feel free to ask us and we will let you know if we will be covering it later in the presentation, answer it now or if we may save it until the end.
  • Annalee Define each of the topics.Time for Q & A at the end of the presentation Burning questions please feel free to ask us and we will let you know if we will be covering it later in the presentation, answer it now or if we may save it until the end.
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    • 1. Successful Grant Writing Strategies
      Presenters: Dr. Lisa Edwards
      Dean, Enterprise & Economic Development
      Dr. Erin Hoiland
      Grants Manager
      NCCET Annual Conference
    • 2. Who is in the audience?
      Workforce?
      Corporate?
      Continuing Education?
      Grant Writers?
      All of the above?
    • 3. Disclaimer
      The ideas and strategies provided in this presentation have worked for the presenters. They may not be directly applicable to your college. Or, they may need to be tweaked and adapted to your institutional culture.
    • 4. Foundation Facts
      • 75% of all proposals never get read
      • 5. 50% of all funding requests to foundations are inappropriate
      • 6. 80% of grants awarded by staffed foundations go to organizations that have had prior contact
      Source: The Grantsmanship Center
    • 7. Foundation Facts
      Foundations gave $45.6 billion in 2008
      Source: The Foundation Center
      The Chronicle for Philanthropy posts more than $200 million in grants every two weeks
      Source: The Chronicle for Philanthropy
    • 8. Federal Grant Facts
      Grants.gov reported 100,000 submissions in 2008 and 300,000 submissions as of 9/18/2009
      In 2008, 26 federal grant making agencies awarded almost $30 billion in grants
      Source: Grants.gov
    • 9. Step 1: Pre-Planning
      Collect historical information about organization
      Identify top 3-5 priorities
      Determine alignment of priorities with mission, vision and core strategic initiatives
      Secure decision-maker commitment to support priorities
    • 10. Step 1: Pre-Planning Continued
      4) Gather quantitative data to document need and demand
      5) Assess institutional capacity for grants
      6) Identify staff who can help with writing, and program planning
    • 11. Step 2: Identify Potential Funding
      Private Sector: The Foundation Center
      Private Sector: Chronicle for Philanthropy
      Federal Grants: www.grants.gov
      The Federal Register
      Other?
    • 12. Step 3: Prioritize Funding Sources
      Grant Source
      Funding Available
      Number of awards given
      When RFP will be released
      Timeline for Application
      Critical Partners
      Contact Grant Manager/ Program Director
    • 13. Step 4: Create a Grant Calendar
      Identify the date for the RFP to be posted
      Date for the bidders conference or webinar
      Date for notice of intent
      Date for uploading or mailing submission
      Due date for grant
      Notification date for awardees
    • 14. Step 5: Research
      Collect relevant reports
      Identify associations, groups and other non-profits as partners
      Identify government agencies to support concept
    • 15. Step 6: Writing the Grant
      Convene key partners and staff to read the RFP
      Confirm eligibility to be fiscal agent and grant lead
      Focus on anything that gives awardees extra points/ special consideration
      Identify focus of project- KEEP IT SIMPLE
    • 16. Step 6: Writing the Grant Continued
      Review the size and scope of previously funded projects
      Confirm institutional commitment to concept
      Contact previous awardees to get copies of their grant applications
      Plan 6 staff hours for each page of the application
    • 17. Step 6: Writing the Grant Continued
      Designate one person to be lead writer and others to be contributors so language is consistent
      Keep language simple- avoid education jargon
      Repeat key concepts throughout the proposal
    • 18. Step 6: Writing the Grant Continued
      Use Arial Narrow to get more words per page
      Use 1.5 spacing if allowed instead of 2.0
      Use colorful graphs and tables to illustrate information
      Use headers and footers to put project title /page #
    • 19.
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    • 22. Step 7: Executive Summary and Case Statement
      First sentence identifies applicant, key partners and what you will do
      Second sentence explains who and how many will be served
      Third sentence explains why you are doing it
      Fourth sentence gives data to justify need:
      “Every 26 seconds a high school student drops out in the United States”
    • 23. Step 7: Budget
      Allocate dollars for those will do the work
      Dedicate funds for support staff and fiscal staff
      Allocate money to grant partners
      Allow for COLA’s for multiple year grants
      Make sure narrative numbers match budget table
    • 24. Step 8: Letters of Support
      Plan to write 3-5 different letter templates
      Allow two weeks for letters to be written
      Letters should clearly state what they have committed to do and equivalent dollar value
      For federal grants, notify elected officials to not only write a letter, but to place phone calls to project directors
    • 25. Step 9: Review
      Have at least three colleagues read the proposal
      Have two staff “cold read” the proposal for basic grammatical structure and readability
      Triple check all numbers to make sure they add up
    • 26. Step 10: Assembly
      Decide what needs to go in the body of the proposal and what can go in the Appendix
      Use color graphs and a color cover page if possible
      Print at least 20 extra copies of the proposal.
      letters.
    • 27. Step 10: Assembly
      Send a copy of the proposal with a thank you letter to each partner and participating staff member
      Send a copy of the proposal to those who sent you copies of their proposal
      Create a binder or file of the proposal and original letters.
    • 28. Q & A Period
    • 29. Thank you!
      For More Information Contact:
      Dr. Lisa Edwards
      ledwards@tacomacc.edu / 253.566.5019
      Dr. Erin Hoiland
      ehoiland@tacomacc.edu/ 253-566-5005

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