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Resources by Topic: Grant writing

Getting Ready for an Upcoming Grant Opportunity: The Rural Communities Opioid Response
A collection of resources useful in preparing to apply for a Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant opportunity, The Rural Communities Opioid Response, which is expected to be available in June 2018. Includes resources on building networks and partnerships, integrating behavioral health, care coordination, substance abuse, and applying for federal grants.
Date: 06/2018
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation
Outlines challenges facing older people, people with disabilities, and people in areas with few mobility options. Includes a section on funding strategies for rural transit. Describes successful programs, defines mobility as a social determinant of health, and explores approaches for improvement, including new partnerships with healthcare providers and telehealth.
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Grantmakers In Aging
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Learning Workspace Video Series for Organization Applicants
A 6-part video series to assist Grants.gov organization applicants with learning and using Workspace. Workspace is a shared, online environment where multiple members from one organization can access and edit different forms with a grant application simultaneously. Includes information on user roles and access levels, creating a Workspace, adding participants, completing forms, and sum biting a federal grant application in Workspace.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Grants.gov
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The Grant Project Life Cycle: A Grant Subcontract Management Guide
Presents a guide for State Office of Rural Health (SORH) Directors and Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (FLEX) Program Coordinators to establish the scope of work for consultants, vendors, and other subcontractors on FLEX grants. Includes subcontractor selection criteria and considers the role of the subcontractor at the initiation, planning, closure, and execution phase of the project.
Additional links: Guide PDF, Webinar Recording, September 2016, Webinar Slides, September 2016
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Using Data for Grant Writing
Explains how to find reputable rural-specific local, county, and national data sources and incorporate data in a grant proposal to help show how the proposed project will address a real and compelling need. Presented at the National Rural Health Association Annual Conference, May 11, 2016.
Author(s): Kassie Clarke, Maren Niemeier, Mandi-Leigh Peterson
Date: 05/2016
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, Rural Health Information Hub
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Introduction to Grants.gov Video Series
A 7-part video series to assist those interested in learning about the Grants.gov application process. Includes information on obtaining a DUNS number and registering in the System for Award Management (SAM), registering with Grants.gov, learning about applicant user roles, performing a funding search, learning about the anatomy of a funding opportunity, applying with Grants.gov Workspace feature, and learning about the various confirmation emails applicants receive after submission.
Date: 08/2015
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Grants.gov
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Federal Grant Writing Manual
Developed to help grant applicants write federal grant proposals. Manual provides information on the different components of a grant application, including how to develop the goals and objectives, budget, work plan, project sustainability, and evaluation.
Date: 04/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Technical Assistance and Services Center
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Fundamentals of Grant Writing - You Want Me to Write a Grant?
Gives an overview of the grant writing process, including fund seeking, budget, and narrative. Also includes information about federal rural health grant programs.
Author(s): Brad Gibbens
Date: 04/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Funding Alternatives for Emergency Medical and Fire Services
Identifies various grants and funding available for emergency medical services (EMS) and fire protection services. Mentions rural throughout.
Date: 04/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Fire Administration
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Grant Space
Offers information, resources, and frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help organizations become nonprofits, secure funding, and operate effective organizations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Foundation Center
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