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Resources by Topic: Grant writing

Applicant Toolkit for Competitive Funding Programs at USDOT
Provides information and resources to guide users through the process of finding and applying for United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) discretionary grants to fund transportation projects in rural communities. Includes an overview of the discretionary grant process, informational videos, financing resources, examples of past funding activities, and more. Developed as a component of the Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (R.O.U.T.E.S.) Initiative.
Date: 2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)
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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: 10/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Grants.gov
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Introduction to Grants.gov Video Series
Video series to help interested parties learn about the Grants.gov application process. Includes information on registering with Grants.gov, searching for funding opportunities, understanding applicant user roles, the contents of a grant opportunity, and applying through Grants.gov Workspace.
Date: 03/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Grants.gov
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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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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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Coverage For American Indian and Alaska Native Children
Examines the impact of The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act Outreach and Enrollment Round III Grantee Activities taking place July 2017 to June 2018 to improve health insurance coverage for American Indian and Alaska Native Children (AI/AN) children. Presents background, activities, and outcomes of grants taking place in rural, suburban, and urban areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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