Evaluation: Your Plague or Passion?
In an environment of “proving your worth” evaluation can be the best prescription: it can show that what you do is worth while and you can also show that you saw what was wrong and made efforts to correct course. That’s pretty admirable.
5 Easy Steps to a Better Budget Proposal
It’s that scary beast: the budget! Here are 5 steps to avoid the most common blunders we see.
New Year’s: Blah Blah Blah?
It’s a new year and I’m a process and planning person, so that means I’m supposed to be asking about your resolutions and goals for 2016. Will I?
Creating a Grants Office from Scratch (Part 6): Resources and Launch
This week we’ll focus on technological and human resources and the launch of your grants office.
Creating a Grants Office from Scratch (Part 5): Establish Grant Goals
The main objective at this stage is to have a plan in place that is executable and that can be measured for success and return on investment.
Creating a Grants Office from Scratch (Part 4): Evaluating Culture
In order to establish a strong grants office, guiding leadership and grant directors must also look to evaluating culture.
Creating a Grants Office from Scratch (Part 3): The Strategic Plan
Now that we have support for the office and know the reason for its being, let’s talk strategy.
Creating a Grants Office from Scratch (Part 2): We Need One – Now What?
This next part of the series continues to focus on figuring out what your organization needs are, and expands on the topic of establishing buy-in from leadership for grant office directors.
Creating A Grants Office from Scratch – Part 1
The grants office is strategically linked to the leadership and financial goals of the organization. The decision to create a grants office is a nod to the importance of properly managing the phases of the grant cycle from program planning, to application, to award management, through close-out.
An attitude of gratitude for grant professionals everywhere.