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How To Teach Grant Writing Online And Learning Objectives
Between the self-published books and the bestselling authors, Grant Writing is in full swing right now. As an example, The Day I Shot Dooddad, an ebook from a celebrated public speaker and self-help writer, recently topped the New York Times bestseller list. The book contains 90,000 words and it’s been produced on a major conference circuit.
But not everyone is qualified to write an ebook; that’s why teachers and educators have access to acclaimed online resources. I will learn, educate, inspire and teach you to think like a successful self-help author or public speaker in this eBook. It will help you create relevant educational materials on WordPress.com. The course starts you from scratch with building your blog domain and includes grammar, topic and presentation support.
As an example, it takes you through this common, common grant-writing problem.
Q: In your experience, how can you write effectively for a nonprofit to help the organization raise funds?
A: I would recommend to write a grant application from the organization’s perspective. By taking into account their needs and requesting for the funds to be granted in order to help fulfill them, you will begin to understand their fundraising strategy and you will present a plan of action. This will then be the springboard from which you will begin to write the grant for your organization.
I think that using your current writing expertise and experience, also tries to understand the philosophy behind the company’s mission statement.
At times, you may not even have access to a copy of the mission statement. Just ask around if you can find a quote for that from a company’s founder. By doing so, you will feel familiar, as if you know these people; you can guide yourself with the appropriate words and phrases. Also, always refer to the materials and skills you found on the self-help website. Many people will say the following thing when expressing themselves—we may not know the organization or who exactly made it; instead, we can be confident in expressing what the organization’s mission statement is.
STEP 1: Document a comprehensive personal statement.
STEP 2: Write a grant application from the organization’s perspective. This will help you to understand their needs and request for the funds to be granted.
STEP 4: Design and publish a thorough grant application.
STEP 5: Begin building a relationship with the organization. This means you need to create a voice. If you have done that, you will be ready to demonstrate your excellence to the organization.
To be able to do this, however, you need to take into account the following. First, a guide must be developed. You may write your own guide or you may ask for input. If you can’t afford a guide, you can work with an instructor who is teaching a course in grant writing or call someone for advice.
STEP 6: Use the personal statement as a foundation to create your new blog. The guide will include the skills you have learned over the years; it will also describe your background and a few key accomplishments. This will be the opening gambit to accompany your application.
STEP 7: After you present your new blog and explain the new “persona” you have formed, you can now begin to construct your new blog.
Step 8: Ensure that you have published your blog in a simple and searchable format.
STEP 9: Post any updates, or activity to your blog.
Begin teaching yourself how to write grant writing. Do not go home for holiday break without undertaking this course. Once you successfully complete the course, you will be ready to apply for grants.
In order to continue your progress, I recommend to schedule workshops. I will provide coaching sessions to facilitate your progress. I am available for help, communication, and coaching via our email service, customer relationship management system and social media.