• Grant Contact Role
     
    Grant Contacts increase each school's access to grant opportunities

     


     

     

    Responsibilities of Grant Contacts:

    • Serve as a liaison between the school and Richland School District One's Office of Planning and Grant

    • Maintain a Grant Resource Notebook


     


     

    Disseminate grant information using:

    • Your Grant Resource Notebook (placed in a central location)

    • A bulletin board, and/or

    • Teachers' mailboxes


     


     

     

    Support staff members and school teams in:

    • Researching and grant opportunities

    • Developing and editing grant proposals

    • Attend Office of Planning and Grants sponsored meetings and grant development workshops

     


     

     

    Knowledge and Skills Desired:

    • Enthusiastic, "can-do" attitude

    • Awareness of the school's needs related to grants

    • Some grant-related experience

    • Writing/editing skills

    • Ability to offer constructive feedback to colleagues

    • Positive working relationship and communication with staff members



     

     

    Benefits:

    • Increased access to outside funding sources for special projects

    • Tips on how to write competitive proposals

    • New ways to use technology to seek funding and develops proposals

    • Professional development

    • Incentives/rewards for successful grant applications provided by the district's business partners