Grant Writing/Film Funding Notes to Apply for Film Funds from the Government

 

-Why does the Government give us money? They owe it to you, political agendas.

– there are print publications about grant writing from the government.There is ways for marketing appeal to these grantors use persuasive words just like copyediting to get attention.

-There is a certain way the forms have to be submitted to the government-download the government application kit.

-The government will fund you less and the private or corporate more.

CGA format for government grants, WWW.NNG.ORG

1) Cover letter- intro, purpose of request, amount requested, closing

2) Cover sheet- key contact information, a glance of finances, mission statement, and grant request summary

3) Narrative-Five Pages maximum- history, accomplishments,current program’s benefit, description of request and change, goals, objectives.

– A Subsidy is a small business grant.

 A 502 plan is a grant for a house and a 504 plan is a home improvement grant for the elderly 62 and older.

-With this American Grant conferences over the phone they will Unlimited help you- try and get this number, Brainstorm with you, Unlimited research and review and revision and there reference library and proprietary website.1-888-809-5074,Rochester,NY 1-800-440-8775 Boca Raton,FL

-He said he would put this mother in the home to qualify for the 504 plan.

– Fannie Mae, Donald Trump, Have used Government Grants.

-“You rent because you want to”

– State grants are less money than federal but easier to get.

-Various Agencies that give grants(state) call govenors office.

Home Maintenance Incentive Rebate Program

 

Rural Development Grant-(state or federal?) Purpose-to construct or rehab business properties, to buy equipment, money for marketing and advertising

 

Microloan Program- Quick 35,000 amount of money.

 

Technical Assistance Grant for program operations and employee hire

 

-Historic Preservation Grant – invest in Historic Buildings and have the government pay! Where Do I Find the list of buildings in my state?

 

Low Doc Grant- To provide an easy quick loan for people starting their own business up to 150,000.00 (only a one page application!)

http://www.fdncenter.org/ – private sector money (corporations and corporate responsibility)

http://www.cfda.gov– Catalog of federal domestic Assistance- where all government programs are, it is also at the library.

www.paulallen.com  www.jvm.com www.hluce.org www.pewtrusts.org www.turnerfoundation.org are all websites to search corporate programs

Public Foundations are www.artsmidwest.org www.enterprisefoundation.org www.itvs.org –independent tv, www.liscnet.org

-They can’t ask for credit information because it is not your money

-Call or write each funding source and ask for “Guidelines”.

The way to request :

Follow the funder grant application guidelines, begin introducing the organization/person needing funding, and Describe how grant funds will be used.

– the grant application and the grant request are the same generally.

– It may be easier to request a corporate grant for a person, people.

– a grant writer finds specific project needing monies, then identifies government agencies, foundations or corporations to approach and then asking the grantor for the money by request

– many organizations will only fund only one fund at a time.Grants are more or less rewarded not by emotional need but how important it seems”

Grant language

Annual campaigns – money spent to support annual operating expenses, infrastructure improvements and one time only expenses.

Capital Support – money for equipment 2-3 yrs for funding.

Challenge Monies – grant writers salary to doing work

Consulting Services – secure the use of these consulting companies to strengthen organizational programming (Long Range strategic plan)

Employee matching gifts – employer matches employee’s contributions to nonprofit.

Endowments– long term investments from a customer

Research – money research for medical or educational.

Seed Moneystarting money but needing additional money to continue.

 

State Agencies that regrant money are agriculture dept-, commerce dept-grants for job creation, economic growth,

education dept,health dept, housing development dept, transportation dept.department of labor- for welfare.

There is about 34,000 foundations in the U.S

 

 

 

 

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