ch18 - Chapter 18: The Clock's Ticking: Checking Everything...

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Chapter 18: The Clock’s Ticking: Checking Everything Before the Launch Using a checklist for absolute assurance Some funding agencies include checklists in their grant application (even better because it lets you know exactly what they want) a. Refer to Figure 18-1 on pg. 249 of the class text for an example of a checklist provided by a government grant application Cover materials o Cover Letter o Prenarrative Forms – in place with empty fields merged The National Network of Grantmakers (NNG) Common Grant Application Format, Browning suggests to type the organizations name after Submitted to and to insert the amount of monies you are asking for after Grant Request o Abstract/Executive Summary o Table of Contents Introduction to your organization Application narrative should address following information points: o History of organization o Major accomplishments relevant to proposed grant-funded project o Programs/projects currently relevant to proposed grant-funded project o Demographics of target populations mirroring types of populations funder wants to support in current funding cycle o Local/reg/statewide collaborations & statewide profit/non-profit partners Problem or needs statement Problem/needs statement should cover following topics: o Problem in critical need of grant funding o How problem was identified o Perspectives: National/reg/local o National research proving existence of problem Program design/plan of operation o Meat of grant application, so make sure it contains following: o Concise mission statement of program
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2008 for the course CPL 495 taught by Professor Abedon during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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ch18 - Chapter 18: The Clock's Ticking: Checking Everything...

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