-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.
-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”
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 Money – starting 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