In these grant writing classes, you'll learn how to read federal grant application guidelines; determine what is required for a highly competitive written response; conduct statement of needs research, incorporate best practices in your program design, and complete the narrative and budget sections of a federal grant application.
This is the marked-up NOFA (Notice of Funding Availability) for you to review. It is the same one that I used in my lecture.
This exhibit is a supplement to Spotting Critical Information to Guide You in Writing the Grant Application.
A tutorial and an exercise
This is a sample of how to write a sustainability statement. This sample also includes a statement on evaluation findings' dissemination. Often, grant funding agencies will query how your organization will share its evaluation findings with the public-at-large.
This section is written last using a copy/paste approach from your edited/proofed and completed grant application narrative. Always follow the funding agency guidelines. While you will write this last, it will usually be placed at the beginning of your grant application narrative.
Dr. Bev. Browning has been consulting in the areas of grant writing, contract bid responses, and organizational development for nearly four decades. Her clients have included career, volunteer and combination fire departments; chambers of commerce, faith-based organizations, and units of local and county municipal governments; state and federal government agencies, school districts and colleges, social and human service agencies, hospitals, service associations, and Fortune 500 corporations. Dr. Browning has assisted clients and workshop participants throughout the United States in receiving awards of more than $430 million.
Dr. Browning is the author of 41 grants-related publications, including Grant Writing For Dummies™; Grant Writing for Educators;How to Become a Grant Writing Consultant and Faith-Based Grants: Aligning Your Church to Receive Abundance, and Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals and Perfect Phrases for Fundraising.
She holds degrees in Organizational Development, Public Administration, and Business Administration. Dr. Browning is a current member of the Grant Professional Association. She is Director of the Grant Writing Training Foundation and, in 2011, Dr. Bev created the Grant Writing Services division for eCivis, Inc.