Introduction to Grant Writing
Thursday, October 5, 2017
8:00 am- 10:00 am
This training is being offered at the 2017 Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Crisis Intervention Team training conference.
Target audience includes law enforcement, corrections professionals, mental health crisis responders, health care workers, probation officers, first responders, behavioral health providers and advocates.
Why is the training valuable?
Grant writing can feel overwhelming. From federal proposals to philanthropic allocations, it is hard to know how to get started. This presentation walks beginners through basics such as where to find funding uptions, understanding notices of funding, writing problem statements, crafting strong letters of support, designing grant objectives and effectively drafting the project narrative. We will cover common and preventable mistakes, reputable grant writing resources and review current grant examples.
- Understand the basic framework for grant applications
- Identify common missteps that disqualify applicants
- Increase awareness of resources to find funding opportunities
- Review notices of funding opportunity through concrete practice and class discussion
Anna Lookingbill is a trainer for Criminogenic Solutions, LLC. Anna's career in social services spans 20 years in a variety of settings including psychiatric inaptient, sexual assault, juvenile justice, foster care, alternative education, therapeutic courts and reentry services in adult jail. Anna is a liscensed independent clinical social worker in Washington with a master's degree in social work from Portland STate University. She is a Master Addiction Counselor through the Natoinal Association of Addiction Professionals, a graduate of Leadership Clark County and a mentor for social work student through PSU's Equity, Partnership and Inclusion Council.
Anna specializes in grant writing and has secured over 10 million in funding during her professional career.