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1 Federal Grants Review Grant Writing and Leveraging Resources 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security and Local Government Conference Lexington, KY April 4-6, 2006

2 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) Who we are? What we do?

3 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) Policy Support to DOJ and DHS  State Administrative Agencies (SAA) Congressional Monitoring and Legislative Analysis High Caliber Conferences on Key Issues

4 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) Facilitate Coordination between DOJ and G&T SAAs Curriculum Development  i.e. Performance Measurements and More

5 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, March 2006 Prepared by the NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE ASSOCIATION With support from THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY OFFICE OF GRANTS AND TRAINING, PREPAREDNESS DIRECTORATE

6 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Writing is a Three Step Process Organizing (done before) Writing (done during) Editing (done after)

7 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Organizing the Grant Read the instructions…first! Do the funding agency’s priorities match yours? Is the grant competitive?

8 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Organizing the Grant When is the application due? How must it be submitted? Putting the pieces together (aka. “If it looks like a duck…)

9 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Grant Components Letter of Transmittal Title Page Abstract Table of Contents Introduction

10 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Grant Components Standard Forms and Assurances Problem Statement Purpose/Objectives Performance Indicators Approach/Methodology

11 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Grant Components Implementation Schedule Future Funding Evaluation Terms and Conditions Signature Pages

12 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Grant Components Letters of Support Appendices Budget Worksheet Budget Narrative

13 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Writing the Grant Narrative… “The curse of easy writing is hard reading.” Richard Brinsley Sheridan ( ) Irish dramatist, parliamentary orator “Write something worth reading.” Benjamin Franklin ( ) US statesman, diplomat, inventor, printer

14 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Know thy Target! Know your purpose before writing Determines word choice Convey your points  Quickly, Accurately, Succinctly

15 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, To be an Effective Writer… Adapt your writing style to  your reader  your intent  your situation

16 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Active vs. Passive Voice Active: The actor appears first in the sentence and acts upon something Active: Follows normal thought and speech order

17 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Active vs. Passive Voice Passive: Adds length and wordiness Passive: Relies on weaker (less persuasive) verb; recipe for boring passages

18 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Paragraphs Open with lead or topic sentence Subsequent sentences support it Limit to five (5) sentences Change thoughts…change paragraphs

19 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Paragraph Types Classification requires organization  Types  Kinds  Methods  Categories

20 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Paragraph Types Cause & effect analysis  Origin…of a particular event  Consequence…particular result the event produced

21 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Paragraph Types Process analysis  Sequential explanation  How something is done Comparative  Contrast differences/similarities

22 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Paragraph Types Illustration  Word picture  Concrete examples of general point

23 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Use Logic in Organizing Identify needs and wants of reader Approaches  Inverted pyramid (newspapers)  Building block (from specific to general conclusions) For developing arguments which lead to a conclusion

24 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Persuasive Writing should… Arouse curiosity Challenge with questions Foreshadow conclusion…

25 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Understandable Writing is… Clear and Direct Keep it short Avoid generalizations—be specific Do not add company jargon

26 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Understandable Writing is… Clear and Direct Avoid repetitiveness Logical sequence of thoughts and ideas Simple sentences

27 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Understandable Writing is… Clear and Direct Be persuasive and give your writing “punch” Adapt your writing style according to  your reader  your intent  your situation

28 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Instructive and Topical Subheadings Helps reader to see logical steps Aids in clarity, coherence of writing

29 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Format: Writing’s Physical Appearance Style Design Presentation

30 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Editing the Grant… “Effective writing is 20 percent what you know and 80 percent editing what you know.” H. L. Mencken ( ) US editor, satirist

31 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Editing Goals State the facts clearly Present a logical progression Persuade Provoke (action)

32 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Editing Goals To retain meaning and style, improve clarity, reduce unnecessary length  Is it complete?  Right substance, content, format?

33 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Editing Goals Does your writing really say what you want it to say?  Grammar? spelling, punctuation, verb tense?  “Flow?” consistency, repetitions, deletions?

34 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Importance of Punctuation A woman without her man is useless. A woman: without her, man is useless.

35 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Editing Ensures effective organization Matches your format/style to your intended reader  may need to adjust your style

36 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Editing  Increases readability  Allows evaluation  Get someone else to read it Preferably subject matter expert (SME)

37 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, And speaking of evaluation… “Once you've got some words looking back at you, you can take two or three or throw them away and look for others.” Bernard Malamud ( ) US novelist, short-story writer

38 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Transmittal Letter Identify Project Director Identify Financial Officer Identify Contracting Officer for Higher Education/Universities Include preferred method of contact (i.e. phone, fax, )

39 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Transmittal Letter Technical or fiscal Information Foundations and Corporations  Agency/Executive Director  Board Chair (i.e. Commissions)  University President

40 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Title Page Section of the grant application package  Applicant information Agency Name, Address, Zip  Summary page for budget

41 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Abstract Essential– reviewers use it to “weed out” inferior proposals First impression for reviewer Summarizes narrative sections of proposal

42 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Abstract Briefly describes your project  Background  Significance  Methodology

43 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Abstract Should state  Who (you are)  What (you plan to do)  How (you plan to do it) Write the Abstract last

44 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Table of Contents Lists different application sections Ready reference to the application’s composition Ensures application pages are correctly numbered

45 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Introduction… in about two pages Who (you are) What  you intend to do  major outcomes you expect to achieve

46 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Introduction… in about two pages Repeats and expands on Abstract Includes your qualifications Describes resources that make proposed project possible

47 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Introduction… in about two pages For foundations, critical to establish credibility of your organization here Organizes your proposal for reviewer(s)

48 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Forms and Assurances Standard Form (SF)  SF 424 – Application for Federal Assistance  SF 424-A – Budget Information Budget for each year Cumulative budget for total project

49 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Forms and Assurances Requires Dun and Bradstreet (DUNS) number  Include Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number

50 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Forms and Assurances On-line applications https://www.Grants.gov  Select “Apply for Grants”  Select “Download Application Package” and “Instructions”  “Search” on CFDA number

51 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Forms and Assurances Match Requirements  Federal  State or Local  In-kind Review by State Single Point of Contact (SPOC)

52 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Standard Forms and Assurances Certifications  Lobbying and Debarment  Drug-Free Workplace  Civil Rights Compliance  Limited English Proficient (LEP) Persons

53 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Which OMB Circulars to Follow? State, Local Governments and Indian Tribes Follow  OMB Circular A-87 for Cost Principles  OMB Circular A-102 for Administrative Requirements  OMB Circular A-133 for Audit Requirements

54 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Which OMB Circulars to Follow? Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Non- Profits Follow  OMB Circular A-21 for Cost Principles (Educ. & Hospitals Only)  OMB Circular A-122 for Cost Principles (Non- Profits Only)  OMB Circular A-110 for Administrative Requirements  OMB Circular A-133 for Audit Requirements

55 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Government-Wide Common Rules 28 CFR Part 66 “Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Units of Government” 28 CFR Part 67 “Government-Wide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement)”

56 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Government-Wide Common Rules 28 CFR Part 83 “Government-Wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace (Grants)” 28 CFR Part 69 “Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment” OMB Website

57 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Problem Statement…of Need Establishes Why…  You need it now…criticality  Describes existing problem(s)  Expresses current impact If something is done If something is not done

58 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Problem Statement…of Need Identifies What…  Current efforts and resources Time/overtime Manpower (training/exercises) Plans and programs $$$

59 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Problem Statement…of Need Include timely, realistic and complete data Surveys and statistical info. Based on local vs. regional and national averages

60 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Purpose/Objectives Identifies expected results Short and long-term Stated as outcomes or results Affirmed in measurable terms

61 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Purpose/Objectives Objectives must be  Measurable  Time-limited  Realistic  Relevant  Relate to Problem Statement

62 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Purpose/Objectives Intensions should be clear to the reviewer Foundation for rest of narrative…

63 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Approach Explains How…  Solve the existing problem  Address specific action steps

64 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Approach Organized in different ways  Activities tied to procedures  Functional categories Planning, development and implementation  Major time blocks

65 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Approach Describe nature of your organization How…project relates to the existing organization Describe administrative structure

66 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Approach  Organizational chart Key project personnel Relationship of project personnel (i.e. reporting)

67 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Approach  Project staff Qualifications Responsibilities in the project (briefly outlined)

68 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Approach  Resources and Facilities Include in the Organization Section Include in Appendix—detailing equipment and facilities

69 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Methodology Direct correlation between  What you intend to do  How you intend to do it Provide forum to demonstrate  Why your chosen methods will solve the problem

70 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Methodology Anticipate reviewer questions  Why these methods? approach?  Why are your methods better?  Are yours the most cost-effective methods?

71 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Methodology  How much time is required?  Is that time reasonable?  Will it take longer than anticipated?  Is too much time allocated?

72 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Methodology Outlining your methods  Who’s responsible for program implementation? Includes each project phase Should have the necessary qualifications to do the job

73 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Methodology Repeat the relevant objective for each method section Helps reviewers understand  Which methods will be used  Which objectives will be accomplished

74 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Implementation Schedule Planned activities Visual summary of activities Use months, not specific dates Clearly identify sequence and timing Be realistic about activities/time

75 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Future Funding Plans for program continuation? Funding agencies will not fund indefinitely How will you operate without grant funds?  After initial funding period

76 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Evaluation Assessment of accomplishments Performed during project and after its conclusion Determines successful achievement of project objectives

77 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Terms and Conditions Standard for all grant applicants Includes compliance issues  Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars and Common Federal Rule (CFR) Requirements particular to funding agency

78 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Signature Pages Compliance with regulations governing funds Compliance with general and fiscal provisions of grant application Usually requires bonding

79 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Signature Pages Usually requires more than one signature  Project Director  Financial Officer  Authorized Official

80 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Letters of Support Included only if they are  Required  Related to the project Individually written and appear unique

81 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Letters of Support Draft a "Sample Letter" Limit Letters of Support to  Key individuals whose support is required for project success

82 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Appendices Include data of peripheral benefit  Subcontract data  Letters of support  Graphs and charts Use when page limits are imposed Referenced in the proposal

83 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Budget Worksheet Include what you need to do it…Well Show Necessity, Reasonableness, Appropriateness Cost Analysis of Budget Worksheet and Narrative

84 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Budget Worksheet Include only allowable costs Follow application instructions Include source of matching funds Have someone else review math

85 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Budget Narrative Itemized list from the worksheet Listed in the same order as the worksheet Brief description of each item How will each item be utilized?

86 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Budget Narrative No brand names Include  Quantities  Dollar amounts

87 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Budget Narrative What is the benefit?  Training opportunities  Personnel (part-, full-time)  Increased communications  Overtime

88 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Budget Narrative What is the benefit?  Supplies  Exercises  Equipment

89 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Budget Narrative Who will receive the benefit?  Departments  Agencies  Schools  Individuals  Public/Private Sector

90 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging resources Do your homework…research  Search the Internet  Join common groups (i.e. state’s association of non-profits)  Sign up for publications

91 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging resources Determine your eligibility Focus on a good match…your goals and the funding agency’s goals Be prepared to respond

92 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Federal Government Determine Presidential and Congressional priorities Monitor appropriations process Ensure timing and awards meet your needs

93 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Federal Government  $400 billion in annual grants  All 26 Federal grant-making agencies  900 different grant programs  notification of opportunities

94 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Federal Government Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance  Lookup programs Search by program number and keyword Helpful user’s guide

95 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Foundations and Corporations What are their priorities? Who are their leaders? What do they award? Who are the most common recipients?

96 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Foundations and Corporations Why are they awarding? What are they required to disclose?  Last year’s award amounts and projects?

97 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Legal and ethical considerations Check out the laws first Must you comply with regulatory restrictions? Which ones? Will receiving the benefit comprise any ethics rules? Consider pursuing other options

98 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging “other” resources Technical Assistance (TA) Promising Practices Conference and meeting support Membership associations Publications dissemination

99 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging “other” resources Volunteers--Citizen Awareness and Citizen Corps  Professional groups  Higher education  Private sector (Tech Partners)  Community service organizations Gifts and donations

100 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging “other” resources Membership Associations  National Emergency Management Association (NEMA)  National Governor’s Association (NGA)— NGA’s Center for Best Practices;

101 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging “other” resources National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA)  Compendium of Promising Grants Management Practices  Justice Bulletin  Justice Action Alert

102 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging “other” resources National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA)  Electronic Grants Management Systems (eGMS) Assessment  Justice and Homeland Security Assistance Overview (annual)  “Short Takes” weekly s

103 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging “other” resources Publications dissemination  National Grants Management Association,  HSToday Magazine; Guide to Homeland Security Grants

104 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Leveraging “other” resources Federal Grants Management Handbook, aries/grantmanage/gran aries/grantmanage/gran

105 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, Questions?? The End…or just the beginning

106 Federal Grants Review Workshop for the 2006 Kentucky Homeland Security Conference Presented by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) April 4-6, National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) Lisa Nine Senior Staff Associate Cell: Voice mail: , ext. 172


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