Join Karl Kapp for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Grant Writing for Education.
- Okay, now that we're done…let's think about what we've learned.…The first thing you need to do…is look around your environment,…and find a problem that needs to be solved.…Next do some homework,…go to the websites that we've discussed,…and look at grant solicitations.…This will give you a good idea of what types…of grants you should pursue.…Find a solicitation, carefully read the requirements,…and get started writing.…Remember, as an educator you've got analytical skills,…writing skills, and research skills that you…can apply to the grant writing process.…
You might not win your first grant,…but don't give up after that.…Each grant proposal will teach you something…you need to know to move a step closer…to your first winning proposal.…Now if you need some additional help lynda.com…has great courses on writing to help…further you with the techniques,…mechanics, and approaches to your writing.…If you're thinking of collaborating on a grant proposal,…and you need to do some brainstorming,…check out the lynda.com course on brainstorming…
- Finding a private or governmental funding agency
- Locating collaborators
- Understanding an RFP
- Dissecting the anatomy of a grant proposal: front matter to appendices
- Avoiding common grant-writing mistakes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Before You Start Writing
2. Understanding the Request for Proposal (RFP)/Solicitation
Parts of the RFP6m 22s
3. Anatomy of a Grant Proposal
4. Common Mistakes
Next steps1m 34s
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