Presentation on theme: "1.Define the project 2.Identify the right funding source(s) 3.Gain specific funding information and interpret the guidelines 4.Prepare the application."— Presentation transcript:
1.Define the project 2.Identify the right funding source(s) 3.Gain specific funding information and interpret the guidelines 4.Prepare the application 5.Submit the application 6.After submission ideas
Step 1: Define the project Identifying your need. What do you want the money for? How much do you need? What need or problem are you trying to address? What is the background of the problem (how did it come about)? What is the project that will solve the problem?
Step 2: Identify the right funding source(s) 1. Federal Funding $100,000 + Requires Request for Proposal 2. State Funding $100,00 + 3. Foundation or Corporate Funding Under $100,000
Key Element Find a funder that Their desires and requirements match yours The funder wants certain particulars, and only projects that match those particulars get funded no matter how unique, wonderful, or worthy it is. So find a compatible funding source interested in solving the same kind of problems that you are.
Step 3: Gain specific funding information and interpret the guidelines Finding the Right match Research the foundation or agency Get the application and all guidelines and read them Read them again
Once You Find A Good Match Double check their interests Obtain funding literature and application Read all literature completely. Make sure that your organization and your proposed project meet all of the funder’s eligibility criteria. Make sure that you are thoroughly familiar with your project
4. Prepare The Application Most grants require the same basic information Larger grants may require more There are generally six components that need to be presented. Executive Summary Problem or Need Statement Project Description Funding Requirements Applicant and its Expertise Attachments
Step 5: Submit the application Double check everything Have someone else double check everything Include a 1-page cover letter Deliver before due date Follow up only after specific date
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