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Match your goals to the grantor’s goals and increase your chances
of winning funds for your tribe.
Introduction to Grant Writing
for Tribal Organizations
june 29-30, 2010 • las vegas, nv step-by-step
Bring more money to your tribal organization. Attend this approach
class and learn: to grant
› How to develop a comprehensive and effective proposal writing.
› Who funds Native American programs and how to draw their attention
› The questions to ask yourself before beginning the writing process
› How to match your organization’s capabilities and ideas To register, visit
with the proposal requirements www.falmouthinstitute.com
› Basic dos and don’ts of grant proposals
› How to make your proposal stand out or call 1-800-992-4489.
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Introduction to Grant Writing
for Tribal Organizations This class is perfect for grant writers, tribal finance officers,
june 29-30, 2010 • las vegas, nv grant coordinators and contract administrators.
i f you want to win new grants, then you need to know how to write a win-
ning grant proposal — a proposal so clearly communicated that grantors
will want to fund your project with few or no questions. You can’t afford to
members. increase your potential success rate simply by learning and ap-
plying proven tactics used by successful grant writers — from planning to
submission. You’ll learn how to develop accurate organization profiles, out-
make any mistakes when preparing your proposal. And in the highly com- line goals and objectives and specify evaluation plans. You’ll also receive
petitive bid for grant dollars, even the smallest mistake could immediately feedback on a model proposal.
disqualify you. plus, you’ll get excerpts of other successful proposals that garnered funds
in this class, you’ll discover how a targeted approach to proposal writing for tribal organizations and advice on how to use them as models for your
and grantsmanship can bring thousands of new federal and private dollars own proposals. in addition, you’ll learn useful dos and don’ts of the grant
to your organization. You’ll learn how to accurately outline your organiza- writing process and receive a handy glossary of terms that you need to
tion’s needs and match them with available funding sources. know.
Writing proposals should not be the responsibility of one person. Learn get ready to begin writing a proposal using the knowledge that you’ll
how to make it a team effort, involving council and board members, finance gain in this workshop — and win the grant!
directors, marketing specialists, administrative assistants and other staff
Planning for Grant Development › What it should support in the narrative Performance-Based Budgeting
› Reading the grant proposal that follows › Benchmarking
› guiding principles The Problem (Needs) Statement › performance measurements
› Tribal organization process › What it should convey to the reader › evaluating performance
› proactive vs. reactive › How letters of support help the state- Survey Research — Observation with
› Strategic planning ment Insight
› Brainstorming Program Objectives › What is a survey?
The Grant Writing Team › The differences between goals and ob- › characteristics of the descriptive survey
› Members — Who should participate? jectives › The questionnaire
› Roles and responsibilities › connecting objectives to the problem › The interview
› Building alliances What All of This Means to Your
learn how to bring thousands of new › Better identification of the problem(s)
› Better needs statements
federal and private dollars to your organization. › Better and more effective methods and
› incorporating pART into your grant pro- › Better evaluation methodologies
› planning for grant development
posals › The “extra edge” in proposal writing
Elements of a Winning Proposal
› How to develop short- and long-term
› do they support problems and objec-
strategic plans Falmouth Consulting
› elements of the proposal Strategic planning can’t be done by one individual
› Are methods stated clearly and sequen-
› The five basic principles of proposal tially? — it requires a team. If you’re involved with
writing strategic planning, do you know how to…
› Are methods reasonable and attainable?
› Top 10 mistakes in writing a grant Create models for success?
Motivate your team?
› The role of the program Assessment Rat- Evaluation Procedure Integrate processes among members?
ing Tool in the grant-writing process › identifying evaluation criteria Utilize performance measures to evaluate your
› Monitoring outcomes strategy?
Proposal Summary Statement Compare alternative options?
› How performance problems will be Measure costs vs. benefits?
› proposal summary statement
› What the summary contributes to the Let Falmouth Consulting help! A leadership retreat
› production and frequency is the perfect way to focus on what needs to be
proposal done without the distractions of your office.
› Where and how it should be placed The Proposal Budget
Our expert team of meeting planners, curriculum
› Budget summary developers and consultants will work with you to
The Proposal’s Introduction
› Budget line-item detail(s) develop a productive leadership retreat, custom-
› What the introduction establishes for ized for your organization.
the reader › Budget justification
Call 1-800-992-4489, ext. 119, learn how Falmouth
› What it should describe › Showing cost sources Institute Consulting can help your organization.
› cash and in-kind costs
To register, visit www.falmouthinstitute.com or call 1-800-992-4489.
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