1. Meet at Food Bank

2. Tour of Food Bank

3. Questions?

4. Decide where we're going to meet

4. Grant Projects Page Spring 2018

5. Questions about

  • Planning Memo
  • Abstract Reflections
  • Life
  • Nature of a workshop class

6. Readings and the Process

  • Karch and Fox--
    • Go over 'Quiz' at end
    • Grants are for results, not dollars
    • Different Funding Sources
      • Public/Government
      • Foundation
      • Corporate
  • Carlson
    • Overview (See Page 5)

7. Getting ready--Michelonis and overview of the process

7. Karch and Fox

  • Getting what you need
  • Eligibility
  • Mesh
  • Recent grants funded?
  • Dollar amount/covered expenses
  • Must know all this BEFORE getting started
  • CONTACT GRANTMAKER IF AT ALL POSSIBLE (See developing relationships with Funders, Lesson 4)
  • Other info
    • Overview (See Page 5)

8. *'Fundable' stuff (11) (New programs, expanding programs, capacity building; operating support hard to come by)

  • Team approach!--and what happens when you don't
  • Begin with the end in mind!!!!?
  • 80 percent of time spent on program planning
  • Theory of change
  • Look at Review on 16--Memorize them, virtually--this is a starting point for ANY GRANT
  • Work through questions on the worksheet, based on data you know
  • What questions do you need to answer the Food Bank Staff

9. Sun Life Grant

10. Keep in contact w/me!!!!

11. Next time:

  • Documenting the need. Carlson, Step 3. .
  • K & S Lesson 8.
  • Mikelonis et al., “Writing the Need Statement.” Readings Library in Blackboard.
  • Abstract Due over
    • K&S, Lesson 3.
    • McElrath?, Step 1. Developing the proposal idea.
    • K&S, Lesson 4.
    • McElrath?, Step 2.
    • Mikelonis et al, “Strategic Planning and Audience Analysis.”