You know what a grant professional is, right? You know what a grant proposal is, right? When you or your clients/boss define grant professional and grant proposal are they seeing the grant developer and the grant proposal as key to the organization’s efforts for social change?
This week on GrantChat we welcome the Barbara Floersch, Executive Director of The Grantsmanship Center. She is passionate about the role of grant proposals in achieving specific change and moving grant strategy away from a reactivity, dollar-chasing and into social activism. As grant professionals, we build logical arguments to secure funder investments in effective social change. The role of the grant professional in social change is often overlooked and underutilized.
Question Preview: Building Logical Arguments
Check In Question – Posted on Grantchat Facebook Group the morning of the chat!
Q1: Are you an advocate? Which group/organization or issue are you passionate about? #grantchat
Q2: Do you believe grant proposal writing can be a form of social activism? #grantchat
Q3: How can grant proposal writers change focus from more funding apps to making “logical arguments”? #grantchat
Q4: How can administrators help proposal writers be effective advocates for the issues orgs addresses? #grantchat
Q5: What if you are unable to articulate the outcome you want a program to produce? #grantchat
Q6: How do you stay up-to-date on the needs of your target population, or of your service area? #grantchat
Q7: Could logical arguments articulated in the proposal be used in other arenas of fund development? #grantchat
Q8: What are the key components of making a logical argument? #grantchat
Q9: What do you think of logic models? Overwhelming or don’t make sense? #grantchat
Q10: Has today’s conversation got you thinking differently about your role as a grant proposal writer? #grantchat
The Grantchat Team is looking forward to having you join @Grant_Chat Guest: Barbara Floersch(@grantsmanship) @Host: Jo Miller, GPC (@jm_grants) Sponsored by SmartEGrants.com (@smartegrants)
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