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									                                   Grant Writing Resources

Often when you need the most help writing grants, no grant writing course is available. These
resources will help you find online grant writing courses, information about grantwriting
workshops in Virginia, and valuable information about grantwriting placed online. Be aware that
these are generalized grant resources that are not specifically geared to Adult Education and
Literacy programs.

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      Foundation Center – Short Course. (Asynchronous)
       http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.html

Grant Writing resources in Virginia

      Blue Ridge Community College, A-Z Grantwriting
       http://www.ed2go.com/blueridgecc/online_course/gw1/detail/A_to_Z_Grant_Writing.ht
       ml

      Grantwriting USA: This site lists grant writing classes that are held near you. It is
       updated frequently.
       http://grantwritingusa.com/events.html

      George Mason University: Grantwriting Online
       http://www.ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/online/grant_writing.html

      Nonprofit Management Course Offerings in Virginia: Includes Grantwriting. Check the
       course offerings nearest your community.
       http://www.vhcf.org/uploads/resource/NonProfitManagementCourseOfferingsinVirginia1
       .pdf

      Virginia Service: Courses offered includes grantwriting
       http://www.vaservice.org/go/training/calendar/

Online Courses

You do not have to wait to learn grantwriting skills. Contact these excellent programs and start
an online course now.

      Foundation Center, includes Grantseeking Basics for Individuals, for Nonprofit
       Organizations, and Proposal Writing
       http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/training/online/

      Online Grantwriting Course, with emphasis on fire departments
       http://www.theideabank.com/onlinecourse/new/promoideas.html
      Online Grantwriting Courses from Distance Education.org
       http://www.distance-education.org/Courses/Grant-Writing-123/


Writing Federal Grants

Writing federal grants is different from writing grants for businesses, corporations, and private
foundations.

      The Grantsmanship Center
       http://www.tgci.com/cfg.shtml?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign
       =CFG%2BAshland%20May%2017%202010&gclid=CJzp-4zi9KACFVhJ2godIDEzug

      Grantwriting Tip Sheets, Department of Health and Human Services
       http://grants.nih.gov/grants/grant_tips.htm

Resources

These links will lead you to grant writing tips and resources that you can print out.

      How to Write an EL/Civics Grant in Virginia
       http://valrc.org/content/elc/elc_grant.html

      How to Write a Winning Proposal and Get Those Grants! University of Virginia
       http://trc.virginia.edu/Publications/Grant_Writing.htm

      Writing a Successful Grant Proposal: Minnesota Council of Foundations
       http://www.mcf.org/mcf/grant/writing.htm

      Successful Grantwriting: Getting Started
       Article One of a Continuing Series from The General Code of Public
       http://www.generalcode.com/grants/grant_writing_get_started.html

      Grant Proposal Grant Writing Tips, Corporation for Public Broadcasting
       www.cpb.org/grants/grantwriting.htm


The Grant Components

Perhaps you need help in only one component of your grant proposal. The followin individual
explanations about grant components might provide the specific information you seek.

Components of Your Grant Proposal
http://www.cpcwnc.org/Toolbox/components.html

Needs Statement
      Needs Statement Sample of a Federal Health Grant
       http://nonprofit.about.com/od/foundationfundinggrants/a/needstatement_2.htm

      Developing a Needs Statement
       http://gradcourses.rio.edu/grants/need.htm

      How to write a Statement of Need for Your Proposal
       http://www.ehow.com/how_2089070_write-statement-need-proposal.html

Goals and Objectives

      How to Write Goals and Objectives for Your Grant
       Proposal http://nonprofit.about.com/od/foundationfundinggrants/a/goalsobjectives.htm

      Goals and Objectives and Outcomes Worksheet, PDF
       http://www.parmeleewriting.com/dev/newsite/pdfs/goalsobjectives.pdf

Outcomes Measurement

      Writing Measurable Outcomes, Minnesota State University
       http://www.mnsu.edu/student/assessment/measurable.html

      Outcome Measurement Resource Network, United Way
       http://www.liveunited.org/Outcomes/Resources/MPO/index.cfm

      Basic Guide to Outcomes-Based Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations with Very
       Limited Resources
       http://managementhelp.org/evaluatn/outcomes.htm

Evaluation of Your Grant Proposal

      Evaluation
       http://www.ord.emich.edu/publications/publications_subdir/handbook/handbook_subdir/
       7evaluation.html#Anchor-Introduction-11481

Additional Sections

      Writing Effective Letters of Commitment
       http://www.rit.edu/research/srs/news/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14
       9&Itemid=114

      How to Match Grant Funding
       http://www.ehow.com/how_5324301_match-grant-funding.html

								
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