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Tips for Finding Funding September 27, 2005 MAPP TA Webcast Heidi Urquhart, MA, MSDM Program Manager, MAPP NACCHO.

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1 Tips for Finding Funding September 27, 2005 MAPP TA Webcast Heidi Urquhart, MA, MSDM Program Manager, MAPP NACCHO

2 Advice from Funders Approaching Foundations for Funding Research Start a relationship with the foundation Develop a well written proposal Clarity Brevity Specificity of purpose

3 Advice from Funders Continued: Research Who funds in my geographic region? Who funds in my area of interest? Who provides the type of support I need Who has funded organizations like mine? Who has given amounts in the range I need? Tools:

4 Advice from Funders Continued: Start a relationship with the foundation YOU NEED A GATE KEEPER! Call the foundation Send a letter of inquiry Invite a foundation representative to meetings Developing a relationship could take years….be patient!

5 Advice from Funders Continued: Develop a Well Written Proposal Who you are What you do Nature of the need How the project is to be carried out What results will the foundation see

6 Tips from NACCHO - Clarity Clear statement of Purpose What will success look like? Clear Goals and Objectives Be specific and measurable. Clearly link your project to Foundations Need Include an Evaluation Follow a clear logic

7 The Foundation Center: For Foundation research Finding Funders Learning Lab Library Locations Online Foundation Directory Grant Seeking Training Sessions


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