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§Respect Everyone's Time §Respect Everyone’s Perspective §Respect the Training Environment
Please share: - Your name - Place of employment - Job position - If you received a $1000 donation for your School Age program, what would you do with it? ?
List the three key methods of raising extra program income Learning Outcomes Compose a list of potential community based funding resources for their personal school age program reference
§ Why is fundraising important for a school age program? § Why would a school age program need to raise extra income? § What extra activities and services could your program provide with extra income? How much would this cost?
Prior to looking for funding, program administration needs to think about four financial factors important to any fundraising venture… Desired project Community that is served Current finances and budget Resources to find extra funding
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What are some ways that school age programs can extra income? raise Who are some individuals within a school age program that can help raise extra program income? What are some barriers that might hinder the process of securing extra program income?
Extra Program Income Grants Community Resources Program Resources
§ When determining which funding option is best for your program, you must remember the findings of your initial assessment. § Some other factors to consider: § Is the type of funding allowed legally and ethically? § What is the timeline of funding needed? § Staffing and staff changes?
§ What types of grants are you aware of? § What worries you when thinking about writing a grant? § What are challenges you consider dealing with grants?
Grants Government Non-Profit Corporate
One Time Gifts Multi-year Gifts
Grant Databases § Grant. Watch. com § Edutopia § US Department of Education § Home Depot and Lowes § NCAEYC § Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture § NAEYC § NC Center for Afterschool Programs § Afterschool Alliance Project § NC Partnership for Children § Local Fraternity Clubs
Charting Progress Creating a Plan Describing The Project Collecting Data Reviewing the Grant
§Who on your team can help with crafting certain elements of a potential grant? §What organizations are in my community that might offer grant funding? Support?
§What type of school age program is the funder looking for? §Is this a one time grant or a multi-year grant? §How much work is required to apply for the grant?
§ What is a community resource? § What are some examples of an effective community resource that can help support a local school age program? § What are some ways to connect to potential community resources in your area?
Guidance Financial Donations Volunteer Time
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§What are some program wide fundraisers that you have participated in over the past two years? §What did these fundraisers go to support? §Were they successful?
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§ What are some important things to consider when doing a fundraiser? § How have you spread the word about past fundraiser opportunities? § What are specific policies and procedures to be aware of when conducting fundraisers?