Below are resources available to assist in the preparation and submission of a grant for lead-related issues.
- Start by identifying a problem your organization wants to address.
- Identify individuals or groups to support the proposal.
Identification of Funding Resource
- When you are looking at these funding resources, please consider the following:
- Eligibility of Grant - Eligible Applicants
- The amount of time needed to write the proposal
- If the organization has the financial and personnel resources needed to fulfill proposal's objectives
- Search through the list of sources of funding. Consider both government agencies and private organizations when searching.
Writing the Grant Proposal
- Developing and Writing Grant Proposals (The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance)
- Proposal Writing Short Course (The Foundation Center)
- EPA Grant Writing Tutorial (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
- Data and Maps to demonstrate the need for funding.
- Intersections of Health and Housing (Center for Housing Policy) An excellent and much-needed tool for grant writing, this website contains a new set of resources on available research evidence that demonstrates the many ways that housing may affect health and educational outcomes.
Review, Review, Review
Seek out a neutral third party to review the proposal for continuity, clarity, and reasoning.
Remember to obtain the signature from the appropriate administrator before mailing the application. The signature must be the individual who has authority to enter into agreements for your organization.