Friday, February 29, 2008

Grant Writing Checklist

1. Understand the purpose of the grant and write to the grant requirements.

2. Be brief and consistent.

3. Make sure the proposal answers each question in the RFP using the rubric developed by Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc. (See February 26)

4. Establish goals and activities that are clear

5. Be sure to consult with required stakeholders and get appropriate approvals to submit the grant early in the process

6. Make sure the solution meets NCLB requirements

7. The appearance of your proposal matters.

8. Make sure you follow up to request reviewer comments.

9. Download our grant information from Peaceful Playgrounds.