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Resources by Topic: Grant writing

2020 NACo Legislative Conference: Rural Grants 101: How County Officials Can Tap Into USDA Programs
Audio recording of National Association of Counties (NACo) panel discussion presented on March 2, 2020 in Washington, DC, describing ways in which counties can access USDA funding programs. Topics include rural electric cooperatives, rural telecommunications, and rural water and wastewater systems. Transcript available by clicking the dots above the Subscribe tab, then selecting Open Transcript.
Date: 03/2020
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties
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Investing in Native Communities
Web portal providing research, funding data, historical context, and other resources to help funders understand the importance of supporting the causes of Native communities, and to gain knowledge and experience from other supporting organizations.
Date: 2019
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Candid, Native Americans in Philanthropy
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Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders
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
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 submitting 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 Slides, September 2016
Date: 07/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Resource Center, Technical Assistance and Services Center
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Federal Grant Writing Manual
Assists grant applicants in writing federal grant proposals. 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 organizations: National Rural Health Resource Center, Technical Assistance and Services Center
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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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Rural Disaster Health TA Responses
Examples of technical assistance (TA) requests related to rural health disasters, as addressed by the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE). Includes links to resources on how healthcare facilities can apply for grant and funding assistance, hospital emergency operations plans, and discussion of how rural areas can prepare for and manage residents who test positive for COVID-19.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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Tribal Grant Writing Training
Presents a grant writing curriculum for American Indian and Alaska Natives to support tribes and tribal organizations. Features a train-the-trainer lesson plan, a proposal development manual, and a number of lecture videos highlighting various points of the process, such as proposal development, preparing the proposal budget, and challenges around federal grant proposals, among other aspects.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Indian Physicians
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Center for Optimizing Rural Health Webinar Library
Provides links to recordings of the Center for Optimizing Rural Health's monthly webinars. Webinars cover telehealth, grant writing and funding opportunities, quality, and other topics of interest to rural hospitals and healthcare providers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Optimizing Rural Health
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