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Get The Grant! Funding Your Community Resiliency, Green Infrastructure or Coastal Restoration Project

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Topic(s):

Grant Writing

Priority Issue(s):

Community Resilience , Habitat Conservation

Host Partner(s):

Grand Bay Reserve , Weeks Bay Reserve

Location:

map icon Tensaw Theater, 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, Spanish Fort, Alabama

Date/Time:

calendar icon11/4/2010

Price:

$0.00

Max Applicants:

60

"Get The Grant!  Funding Your Community Resiliency, Green Infrastructure or Coastal Restoration Project" is the first workshop in a series to help decision-makers in city and county governments, natural resource agencies and conservation NGOs maximize funding for community resiliency, green infrastructure and coastal restoration projects.

Click here for a copy of local grantor contact information, additional resources for grant applicants, tips for a successful grant application and the event presentation from Natural Capital Development.  To determine the value of volunteer hours, refer to independentsector.org.

Special thanks to our partners who made this event possible and to the League of Women Voters in Baldwin County for providing refreshments.

 

Agenda

Time

Session

Media/Resources

Video

8:30 a.m.

Welcome

8:40

Why are we here? What’s in it for me?

8:50

Building a Project and Grant Writing Team

9:00

Anatomy of Funding Agencies

9:15

Off to the Fair! Enjoy a cup of coffee while you visit the Grants Fair and meet program officers from local coastal resource funding agencies

9:45

A Strategic Approach: Project Design, Leveraging Logic Models, Measuring Success

10:30

A Grantor’s Perspective, MS/AL Sea Grant Consortium

10:45

Challenges in Assuring Resilient Coastal Communities: Green Infrastructure and Restoration

11:05

Finding the Best Funding Match for your Project

11:15

Wrap-up: Tips for Successful Project Development

11:30

Evaluation and Adjourn to Grants Fair for networking lunch

12:30 p.m.

Grants Fair closed