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Research and Dessert

2014

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Nine Tips From The Grantmakers, Jane C. Geever Oct 2014

Nine Tips From The Grantmakers, Jane C. Geever

Research and Dessert

Jane Geever, author of Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, provided a synthesis of information on developing external funding proposals for foundations and corporations. A quick overview of the proposal elements that make a difference to grantmakers.


Finding Funding For Your Research, Sarah Pratt Oct 2014

Finding Funding For Your Research, Sarah Pratt

Research and Dessert

This session provided information on a variety of resources and strategies for conducting external funding searches. Participants were introduced to online funding search databases, as well as other tools for finding funding opportunities.


Research And Dessert - October 31, 2014 - Program, Office Of The Vice President For Research Oct 2014

Research And Dessert - October 31, 2014 - Program, Office Of The Vice President For Research

Research and Dessert

This program contains the schedule and descriptions of the sessions and other events for the day.


Grant Proposal Budgets, Kim Squiers Oct 2014

Grant Proposal Budgets, Kim Squiers

Research and Dessert

Developing a budget and budget justification is a challenging part of the external funding proposal process. This workshop offered insights into the budget planning process, including determining and justifying the direct costs that will make a project a success. Presenters reviewed WMU guidelines for budgeting compensation and other expenses.


Proposal Writing, Jane C. Geever Oct 2014

Proposal Writing, Jane C. Geever

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In this extended workshop, consultant Jane Geever, author of the Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, provided detailed information on developing external funding proposals for foundations and corporations. Jane Geever has heard it all from the grantmakers. Through 20 years of conversations with foundations and corporate executives, Geever has isolated those proposal elements that make the difference to the grantmakers and worked with participants ot apply these concepts to their ideas.