Grants

Kip Lindsay for website. 

Catherine ‘Kip’ Lindsay

oldmosesfarm@gmail.com

kip@yellowbrickroadconsulting.com

 

IDENTIFICATION OF FOUNDATION, CORPORATE, AND FEDERAL SOURCES

  • Identify potential funding sources by programmatic need
  • Identify by geographical funding focus: local, state, regional, national
  • Help with prioritizing funding sources
  • Maintain a foundation “watch” service for funding announcements

READINESS (TEMPLATES AND BOILERPLATE)

 Description of organization’s vision, values, mission, existing programs and short and long-term programmatic needs

  • Description of personnel (CVs)
  • Financial information to support budget preparation, e.g., salaries & operating expenses
  • Identification of potential collaborators or partners that may expand funding sources
  • Identification of stakeholders who may be contacted for letters of support

PREPARATION OF GRANT APPLICATIONS 

  • Prepare application, adapting available templates/creating new ones as needed
  • Develop budgets, obtain approval(s) and letters of support as appropriate

 POST-AWARD SPONSOR RELATIONS AND PROGRESS REPORTING

  • Establish follow-up calendar to ensure timely, appropriate communications with funding source including interim and final reports and renewal applications
  • Help with preparing reports and renewals
  • Through contact with funding sources, keep abreast of future programmatic goals for those sources