1. Attendance and Welcomes

2. A bit about my own grant writing history

3. Note Web Syllabi and Texts;

  • note that the CRITICAL THING is to CHECK The Daily Agenda every day!
  • Major Assignments due on BB
  • Note SCHEDULE WILL BE FLEXIBLE; we are counting on other people
  • Note the SYLLABUS QUIZ is due by midnight on Saturday (1/23).
  • Note that if I say (or anything I write says) Carlson, I mean McElrath? (Carlson wrote the first three editions, so the name is imprinted pretty deeply in my brain).

4. Note we’re working with a veteran's group to develop funding for a Veteran's Center in Robstown.; note class history

5. Preguntas?

BREAK--Read McElrath? 'Introduction' and 'Lesson 2' from Karch and Fox

6. Discussion of Service Learning

7. Note workshop nature of class; it will, once we get under way, run a lot more like a business meeting than a traditional class

8. Overview of the grant writing process; look at the way Carlson book is organized.

9. My process:--See handout Attach:ChuckProcess.doc

10. Note planning memo; be working on that. Note what it will involve.

11. Preguntas?

12. Discussion of Karch and Fox.

13. Info about the Veteran's Center. Rosie Torres, Guest Speaker.

14. Next time:

Audience: What Granting Agencies Want.

  • K&S, Lesson 3.
  • McElrath?, Step 1. Developing the proposal idea.

Getting Ready to Write.

  • K&S, Lesson 4. McElrath?, Step 2.
  • Mikelonis et al, “Strategic Planning and Audience Analysis.”
  • Abstract Reflection Due.
  • Note Planning Memorandum (Due Two Weeks from Tonight)
  • If you have problems accessing the textbook, I will put the readings for next week in the 'Readings Library' section of BB for the next time.
  • Note both books are available on Kindle editions from Amazon at far less that list price.