Securing external funding to support programs or research is crucial to success and sustainability, yet grants are becoming increasingly competitive. This interactive session will highlight current research and provide strategies for identifying a community or research need, finding funding sources, and writing a successful grant proposal. To demystify the process, information will be presented in a practical, step-by-step manner. This session gives you the tools for producing a successful grant proposal.
Participants will learn four effective strategies involved in writing a successful grant proposal including understanding the importance of a compelling need statement, writing goals and objectives, designing programmatic or research methodology and preparing a budget with budget justifications
Participants will be able to identify four funding resources that could be applicable to their proposal or project
Participants will learn three common themes involving counselors’ perceptions of grant writing based on the presenters recent research study: “Perceptions of Grant Funding of Counselors and Counselor Educators: An Exploratory Study"