Presentation on theme: "Technical Assistance Program (GS-TAP) GS-TAP is an effective, low- maintenance program for your organization to build and strengthen the capacity of member."— Presentation transcript:
Technical Assistance Program (GS-TAP) GS-TAP is an effective, low- maintenance program for your organization to build and strengthen the capacity of member organizations or grantees.
Diversified income for an organization is paramount. Grant awards should comprise a sustainable percent of an organization’s income. A grant seeking program must have specific goals and objectives, with measurable outcomes. A screening process for grant opportunities should be adopted to focus staff time and energy. Designing a strategic grantseeking approach for each program or project greatly increases success rate. Knowing and understanding grant management can be key to sustaining a solid grant seeking program. Our philosophy on grantseeking
What is GS-TAP? Access to Custom Powerful return GrantStation Training Tracking on investment Search Databases help identify the most appropriate grantmakers (government & private) for an organization’s programs and projects.
Access to Custom Powerful return GrantStation Training Tracking on investment Write Step by step tutorials help novice and experienced grant writers develop strong requests for funding. What is GS-TAP?
Access to Custom Powerful return GrantStation Training Tracking on investment Learn Guidance for developing a grant strategy, establishing a grants calendar, and creating the time to write proposals are easily accessible. What is GS-TAP?
Access to Custom Powerful return GrantStation Training Tracking on investment Read A weekly newsletter of upcoming grant deadlines (government and private sources) will be delivered each week with your logo and message. The newsletter is branded with your logo and your message.
What are the program components? Gather informationCustomize training(s)Monitor progress
Gather information Survey #1 Initiated at launch of program this survey creates a baseline to compare with year end outcomes. Survey #2 Distributed at mid-year this survey determines the educational needs of the participants and sets the pace for learning. Survey #3 Circulated at year end, this survey clearly measures your return on investment and helps determine next steps. Quarterly usage reports provide a helpful barometer re: participation.
Customize trainings A sustainable grants development program Introductory Tour: How to identify grantmakers Customized Training: How to build a grant strategy Customized Training: Determined by mid-year survey Results At launch of program Within 60 days of launchBy month 7
Monitor progress Objective: To establish a sustainable grantseeking program as an integral part of each participants fundraising plan. Quarterly Usage Reports Mid-year Survey Report Year-end ROI Report
Investment overview Rate chart Up to 25 participants 26 to 50 participants 51 + participants $489 per participant $439 per participant $389 per participant
Need more information? A conversation with our CEO will help you assess the relevance of GS –TAP for your organization. Cynthia M. Adams CEO/President GrantStation.com, Inc