Beginning The Grant Writing Process by nMYFuu3

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									The Office of Institutional Effectiveness
                                 Erin Bell
                         Maureen Capp
                          Yvette Murray
Why are We Focused on Grant Writing?
 State revenues continue to fall
    Budget reductions!
 Seed money for new projects
 R&D
A History of Collaboration
 2007-2008
    72 faculty, staff, & administrators
    57 total grants awarded
    $7,549,650 grant funds received


    Each of you brings fresh ideas, which translate into winning
     proposals
The IE Website
 http://faculty.ircc.edu/edp
 Grants Development
   Grant Writing Education Series
   Grants Staff Contact Information
   Grant Writing Manual
   Concept Paper Template
   Proposal Approval Form
   Treasure Coast Grant Writers Collaborative
Tuesday Grants Announcement
 Sent to all faculty, staff, & administration
 New funding opportunities
    The Federal Register
    Listservs
    Community partners
    Research (Big Online, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

 Deadlines
 Also posted on our website:
  http://faculty.ircc.edu/edp/ie-grants.htm
Does Something Interest You?
 Download and read the full RFP
   Does your idea fit within the funding priorities?

 Contact the IE Office
   Reserve the grant for your project
   Clear it with the IRSC Foundation
        For ALL foundation grants!
   We’ll assign you to a grant writer
   Write your concept paper
        Template is on the website
Writing your Concept Paper
 Needs/problem statement
 General purpose statement
 Objectives & evaluation
 Methodology
 Target population
 Anticipate benefits of the project
 College commitment
 Budget request
 Approval to seek funding
Proposal Development Timeline
 Proposal Approval Form
    Agree to deliverables and timeline


 Kick-Off
    Analyze the RFP
    Assemble the proposal development team
 Plan
    Talk with the program officer
    Make task assignments
    Solicit letters of commitment
    Develop the budget
Proposal Development Timeline
 Work
    Do research
    Write
 Draft
    Give draft to internal readers
    Revise the draft
 Finalize
    Format the proposal
    Get signatures
    Submit the proposal
IRSC Grant Writing Educational Series
 Fall 2008
    Oct 3 :      Planning the Project
      Dr. Tony Iacono, Developmental Education

    Oct 24:       Developing a Winning Grant Budget
      Erin Bell, Institutional Effectiveness

    Nov 14: Becoming a Writer
      Dr. April Van Camp, English & Modern Languages

    Dec 5:      Building Your Argument
      Dr. Bruce Fraser, Humanities
IRSC Grant Writing Educational Series
 Spring 2009
   Jan 23:    Information Literacy
     Marta Kendrick, Learning Resources

   Feb 20:     Project Goals and Evaluation
     Dr. Barbara Van Horn, Social Science

   Mar 6:        Web Resources
     Marta Kendrick, Learning Resources

     Eric Woertz, Research & Reports

     Erin Bell, Institutional Effectiveness
IRSC Grant Writing Educational Series
 Spring 2009
   Mar 27: Formatting Your Proposal
     Dr. Veronica Pino, Office Systems Technology

   Apr 17: Finding the Funding Source
     Yvette Murray, Institutional Effectiveness

     Maureen Capp, Institutional Effectiveness

     Dr. Pat Profeta, Learning Resources
What’s Next?
 Identify that great idea
 Read the weekly grants announcement
 Join the Treasure Coast Grant Writers Collaborative
 Attend the educational series!
    We’ll send you registration information for recertification credit

								
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