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Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase is an online resource aiding education professionals in their pursuit of public and private grants to support local programs. Its five elements contain information and resources that assist the grant seeker with developing their project, writing the grant proposal and managing the grant upon its award.

Task 3: Determine Project Design

Guideline: To move beyond the program's concept, the grant seeker must determine the critical components necessary for a successful program. Determining the program components addresses the who, what, when, where, why and how questions and the organizational structure needed for administering the grant. For a large grant, consideration should be given to designating (and including funding for) an individual to be the grant's manager.

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The Three P's: Project Angles

This document summarizes one approach to conceptualizing a community initiative according to the three angles — Purpose, Partners and Practices.

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and are intended for general reference purposes only. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education or the Center, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Some resources on this site require Adobe Acrobat Reader. This website archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.