GRANT TEMPLATE

You need this if:  (1) You need help putting together the basics before you can begin to apply for grants  (2) You want a well-written template that you can use for many different grant opportunities

ESTIMATED TIME 15-25 HOURS / OVER 2-4 WEEKS

DELIVERABLES 

  • Grant Template outlining the Organization’s mission, strategic plan, activities and budget
  • Tips and suggestions on customizing Grant Template for specific grants

PROJECT STEPS 

  • Prep: Distribution of current materials
    • Organization provides Professional with overview of current mission, strategic plan, activities and budget
    • Organization sends Professional copies of past grant proposals (if available) and list of grant prospects
  • Milestone 1: Research
    • Professional connects with Organization for a brainstorming/overview session
    • Professional analyzes materials for use in Grant Template
    • Professional reviews any past grant proposals
    • Professional gathers information about the Organization’s grant prospects
  • Milestone 2: Draft
    • Professional drafts a Grant Template
    • Organization provides feedback to Professional's template
  • Milestone 3: Delivery of plan
    • Professional delivers a Grant Template outlining the Organization’s mission, strategic plan, activities and budget

PREREQUISITES

PROFESSIONAL

  • Experience in nonprofit fundraising or grant writing
  • Exceptional writing skills

NONPROFIT

  • Development staff committed to the project
  • A mission draft, strategic plan, overview of your activities and budget that can be shared with the Professional and used in the template
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