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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 1: Establish Project Timeline

Guideline: Developing a successful grant proposal requires managing the process. The most worthy project will be unsuccessful if it is not submitted within the timeline established by the funding source for grant proposals. The grant seeker must be aware of the submission timeline and develop a project timeline to submit the grant proposal on time.

Resources

Allocation of Time When Preparing a Grant Proposal

This document offers guidance on the time to allocate to the major tasks of preparing the grant proposal.

Gantt Charts - How to Schedule Complex Projects

This article explains how to create a Gantt chart for scheduling project-related activities.

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.