Turning Ideas into Reality: Tips for Writing Grants. Maryann Jones, MATR Lorinda Tait, Lansing Public Schools. Increase your knowledge about grants - how to successfully write a grant, what to include in each part of a grant. Learn about things you need to know about your district.
Maryann Jones, MATR
Lorinda Tait, Lansing Public Schools
Learn about things you need to know about your district.
Increase knowledge of sources of funding.
Increase understanding of Medicaid funding
Find out what grants are available now.Objectives
Do’s and don’ts handout.
Ten Steps to Success handout.
When all is written, have someone not involved with the project read it with an objective mind.More Tips
Government funding:you may be asked for a description of the applicant or background of the applicant.
Clearly establish who is applying for funds
Describe purpose and goals of the department
Provide evidence of accomplishment
Offer statistics to support credibilityThe Introduction
2. Is going to be doing what
4. How Much
5. How we will measure it?Program Objectives
Does not describe your methods
Describes the population served
States the time when the objectives will be met
Describes the objectives in numerical terms if possible.Checklist for objectives
Speech report should show the difference between receptive and expressive vocabularies.
Letters of support.
In Michigan: Dynavox, Words Plus, PrenkeRomich, Zygo, Mayer Johnson (AMDI Tech Talk, Tech Scan)
Takes from 3 months to 2 years.AAC Funding