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Grant Seeking 101

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Grant Seeking 101

  1. 1. www.raconline.orgDiscover Funding & Data Sources toStrengthen Your CommunityAubrey Madler, MLSInformation SpecialistGrant Seeking/WritingWorkshop for CibolaCounty OrganizationsAugust 21, 2012Grant Seeking 101
  2. 2. www.raconline.orgIn Partnership with:
  3. 3. www.raconline.orgFunded by HRSA’sOffice of Rural Health Policy (ORHP)Rural Health Policy Development/Researchline of the Department of Health andHuman Services budget
  4. 4. www.raconline.orgRAC services: Web-Based Serviceshttp://www.raconline.org RAC Listservs Customized Assistance
  5. 5. www.raconline.orgWho uses RAC services?Anyone seeking to maintain andimprove the access, quality, andfinancial viability of rural healthand human service deliverysystems.
  6. 6. www.raconline.org Define “rural” for eligibilitypurposes Navigate the Rural AssistanceCenter’s information portal Discover funding opportunitiesObjectives
  7. 7. www.raconline.orgRuralEconomy
  8. 8. 7.1% = Total7.4% = RuralCibola = 7.1%
  9. 9. 2,082,224 = Total696,136 = Rural27,658 = CibolaPopulation
  10. 10. RuralDefinitionsBased onCensusPlaceshttp://www.ers.usda.gov/datafiles/Rural_Definitions/StateLevel_Maps/KS.pdf
  11. 11. RuralDefinitionsBased onOffice ofManagementand Budget(OMB) MetroCountieshttp://www.ers.usda.gov/datafiles/Rural_Definitions/StateLevel_Maps/KS.pdf
  12. 12. raconline.org
  13. 13. Funding
  14. 14. Access funding information on RAC:1. Online Library – Funding & Opportunitieshttp://www.raconline.org/funding/2. Topic & State Guides – Funding Sectionshttp://www.raconline.org/states/newmexico.php#funding3. Grantwriting Topic Guidehttp://www.raconline.org/info_guides/funding/grantwriting.php4. Capital Funding Topic Guidehttp://www.raconline.org/topics/funding/capital.php
  15. 15. http://www.raconline.org/funding/
  16. 16. http://www.raconline.org/states/newmexico.php
  17. 17. Sponsors funding economic development:• Economic Development Administrationhttp://www.eda.gov/ffo.htm• U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developmenthttp://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/states/new_mexico/community/cdbg• U.S. Bancorp Foundationhttp://www.usbank.com/community/grant-guidelines.html• USDA Rural Developmenthttp://www.rurdev.usda.gov/NMHome.html• Small Business Administrationhttp://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants• USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Servicehttp://www.rurdev.usda.gov/LP_BusinessPrograms.html
  18. 18. • Guide Star : http://www.Guidestar.org– Register to locate form 990s to see how foundationsare doing and who they are funding• Foundation Center : http://foundationcenter.org/– Collects, organizes, and communicates informationon U.S. philanthropy. Provides free and fee-basedinformation on grantseeking and foundation giving.Learn more about sponsors and programs
  19. 19. foundationcenter.org
  20. 20. Cooperating Collections-Funding information through libraries, communityfoundations, and other nonprofit resource centers.http://foundationcenter.org/collections/Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library System501 Copper Ave. NWPhone: 505-768-5141Collection URL:www.cabq.gov/library/foundationcenter.html
  21. 21. Support your proposals• Statistics and Data RAC Topic Guide:http://www.raconline.org/topics/statistics/ - sourcesfor national, state, and county-level statistics anddata• RAC Maps http://www.raconline.org/racmaps/• Resources for All States:http://www.raconline.org/states/allstates.php -state- orcounty-level information and statistics
  22. 22. Don’t let the fear of striking outkeep you from playingthe game.
  23. 23. www.raconline.orgContact, Connect, & Stay InformedPhone: 1-800-270-1898Email: info@raconline.orgHours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM CentralWebsite: http://www.raconline.org@racnews, @racdocuments,@racfunding, @raceventsfacebook.com/RAConlineraconline.org/rss/

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