Question Preview: Research for State & Local Government Grants
The theme for May for SmartEGrants is State & Local Government Grants which means, you guessed it! As a program of SmartEGrants, #grantchat is following suit with the theme and will be talking about State & Local Government Grant related topics as well.
We are hoping that grant professionals will freely share their knowledge and lessons learned during this series with those that are trying to expand their understanding and success with securing state and local government grants. Here are our questions for this week, Researching State & Local Government Grants:
Q1: What are the biggest issues or concerns you have with researching state and local government grants? #grantchat
Q2: What free tools do you use to track funding opportunities for state and local government grants? #grantchat
Q3: What paid tools do you use to track funding opportunities for state and local government grants? #grantchat
Q4: Do you find that using geographically restricted research tools vs national research tools to make a difference? Why? #grantchat
Q5: How do you follow legislation that might lead to grant opportunities at the local/regional level? #grantchat
Q6: How do you follow legislation that might lead to grant opportunities at the state level? #grantchat
Q7: 50 states, 50 different processes. Does how do you handle research when you are following multiple states change? Why/how? #grantchat
Q8: How do you document your state and local government research internally? #grantchat
Q9: How do you help translate your local and state government research to something your colleagues/clients can review and digest? #grantchat
Q10: What is your tip for grant colleagues just getting started with researching state and local government grants? #grantchat
Are you as excited for this topic as we are? Do you *know* that this is a not to be missed event on your calendar? We want to encourage those of you that are very focused on increasing your understanding and success with securing state and local government grants for your employers, organizations, or clients to take your professional development a step further, and look at the webinars that SmartEGrants is hosting each Thursday in May on these topics. We are going to dig into each, share best practices, and share tools (both free and inexpensive) in order to help you have strengthen your grant seeking efforts. You can see the full schedule and register for one or all of the sessions here (they are only $25 each and include the slides and recording!).
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