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So You Want Grant Money

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Are you starting a new, non-profit organization, and you're looking for funding and a grant writer? Start here, and then contact me.

(For residents of Orange County, CA.)

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So You Want Grant Money

  1. 1. Lessons Learned, Tips to Share…. Jenise
Cook


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  2. 2. Lessons
Learned,
Tips
to
Share….
 So,
you’re
starting
a
non‐profit
 organization.
You
want
grant
money
to
 keep
it
going
and
to
grow
its
programs.

 You
want
to
help
a
lot
of
people
in
your
 community
for
a
long,
long
time.

 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  3. 3. Good for you! I have some tips to help you get started. Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  4. 4. I’m a certified grant proposal writer. I can help you write the applications to send to the funding organizations. Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  5. 5. I can also help you find funding organizations. I can search the Foundation Center’s database for you (or, with you). Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  6. 6. Lessons
Learned,
Tips
to
Share….
 But
first,
you
need
to
make
sure
your
 organization
will
appeal
to
funding
 organizations…
 …to
those
who
have
the
grant
money.

 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  7. 7. Our
MISSION
is
to…
 Start by writing your This
 And
That
 Mission and Vision statements. Our
VISION
is
to…
 This
 And
That
 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  8. 8. Then, write descriptions of the programs you offer to your clients in your community. Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  9. 9. Contact an attorney to file for your IRS 501C(3) status. Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  10. 10. While
you
do
all
of
this,
you
 need
a
Board
of
Directors.

 Your
Board
will
help
you
raise
 funds
from
their
network
and
 from
your
community.

 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  11. 11. Lessons
Learned,
Tips
to
Share….
 To
appeal
to
funding
organizations,
it’s
 important
to
have
8
to
10
Board
 Members.
Why?
 The
more
Board
Members,
the
more
 solid
your
organization
will
become.
 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  12. 12. Think of your new non-profit organization Your
 Your
 =
 as a small Passion
 Business
 business… …think like a small business owner. Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  13. 13. Does
this
all
sound…
 …overwhelming?
 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  14. 14. You don’t have to go it alone! There are volunteers to help you get started. Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  15. 15. First,
visit
the
 Volunteer
Center

 Orange
County.
They
 have
many
resources
 to
help
you
get
your
 501C(3)
status
and
to
 help
you
grow
your
 organization.
 www.Volunteer
Center.org
 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  16. 16. And,
contact
the
Executive
 Coaches
of
Orange
County.
 Their
mission
is
to
grow
you
 into
an
effective
manager
or
 director
of
your
organization.

 www.ecofco.org
 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  17. 17. Lessons
Learned,
Tips
to
Share….
 Also,
start
attending
the
monthly
luncheon
meetings
of
 AFPOC,
the
Association
of
Fundraising
Professionals
Orange
 County
chapter.
It’s
a
great
networking
opportunity,
and
you’ll
 learn
much
from
the
speakers
for
only
$45
plus
great
food!























 









































www.AFPOC.org
 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  18. 18. After you have followed the above suggestions, contact me! Or, contact me any time during your start-up process. Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  19. 19. Let’s talk about how I can help your organization find potential grant money…. (One more slide! >>>) Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com

  20. 20. Lessons
Learned,
Tips
to
Share…
 Thank you for visiting! I hope to hear from you soon. info@RidgeViewMedia.com Tel: 714-423-1061 Jenise
Cook

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Grant
Proposal
Writer

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info@RidgeViewMedia.com


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