Grant Writing and Administration

Presentation given by Allison Slocum, River Valley Regional Commission

February 2011

 

Identify Your Project

-          Based on comprehensive plan

-          Based on short term work program

 

Match Your Project with a Funding Source

  1. Grants.gov
  2. GA Dept of Community Affairs http://www.dca.state.ga.us/economic/Financing/index.asp
  3. Local Sources
  4. Corporate Foundations
  5. Small Non-Profits

 

Read the Directions

  1. Mission and Goals of the Funding Agency
  2. DUNS
  3. CCR
  4. IRS Designation
  5. Letter of Request
  6. Support Letters
  7. Deadline

 

Applications

  1. Writing
  2. Documentation
  3. Web Submittal
  4. Cut and Paste
  5. PDF
  6. Web Browser
  7. Deadline

 

Put a Face on It!

 

Funded: What happens Now?

 

Grant Administration

-          Federal and State Laws

-          Contracts, MOU, MOA

-          Accounting Procedures

-          Cash Match vs In Kind

-          Preliminary Engineering

-          Getting to Bid

-          Construction

-          Status Reports

-          Payrolls

-          Pay Requests

-          Retention

-          Punch Lists