Grant Writing Resources

Grants.gov - For Finding and Applying for Federal Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/home.html

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs - Funding Opportunities
http://www.usdoj.gov/10grants/


Crime Statistics


Political Contacts


Web-based References and Funding Sources for Grants

Ten essential web sites for grant seekers
http://www.grantservices.com/links.html

White House Office of Management and Budget - Grants Management
http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants/index.html

Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (CTAC) Technology Transfer Program
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/ctac/

National Institute of Justice - Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program
http://www.nij.gov/topics/forensics/lab-operations/capacity/nfsia/welcome.htm

Justnet - National Law Enforcement & Corrections Technology Center
https://www.justnet.org/funding.html

SciVal Funding
http://info.scival.com/funding

Andrew Mellon Foundation
http://www.mellon.org/grant_programs/programs

Federal Business Opportunities
http://www.fedbizopps.gov/

US General Services Administration
http://www.gsa.gov/

Grant writing for non-profits
http://www.npguides.org/index.html

The Foundation Center for Individual Grant seekers
http://foundationcenter.org/sitemap.html

Justice Planning and Management Associates
http://www.jpmaweb.com/

To find grant writing services
http://www.elance.com

Books for Grant Writing

Blum, The Complete Guide to Getting a Grant
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/047115508X/planetshowcase/103-9183256-4238208

Carlson, Winning Grants: Step by Step
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0787901180/ref=sim_books/103-9183256-4238208

Golden, Successful Grantsmanship
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/078790306X/ref=sim_books/103-9183256-4238208

Orlich, Designing Successful Grant Proposals
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0871202646/ref=sim_books/103-9183256-4238208

Grant Writing Newsletter
Grants for cities and towns
http://www.quinlan.com

National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property
http://www.nasasp.org
Dr. Frank Kardasz, March 24, 2014

Basic Grant-Writing Steps

  • Briefly describe the project. (The who, what, when and where of the project)
  • What broad categories of needs does the project address?
  • What specific changes, outcomes or resolutions will the project produce?
  • What are the major steps towards implementing and completing the project?
  • What resources are needed to implement and complete the project?
  • What other agencies or entities will share the funding?
  • Who else has an interest in partnering with you on this project?
  • Has a project of this type been implemented elsewhere?
  • Where and what were the results?
  • What measurements will you use to determine whether or not the project succeeded?
  • What is the total cost of the project?
  • How will the project be sustained after grant funding ends?
  • Follow the requirements of the grant-funding agency in exacting detail.

Dr. Frank Kardasz  
http://kardasz.blogspot.com
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