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Grant Template

Human Services

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This project will save us $3,750, allowing us to apply those funds to other areas of the organization which are consumer focused..

What We Need

  • Grant Template outlining the Organization’s mission, strategic plan, activities and budget
  • Tips and suggestions on customizing Grant Template for specific grants

How This Will Help

We are non-profit dedicated to our consumer and want to ensure that they receive the best possible care/aftercare. Most of our services are grant funded and it now more important than ever to be able to create a template that is consistent and seamlessly shows the important work that we do.

What We Have In Place

We currently have county, state, federal grants for you to reference which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have time to deidcate to this and the ability to provide any other information you need.

Fun Fact

We are always seeking ways to enhance and expand our services so that our consumers and community get the most out their experiences with our organization. We are unique in that we have prevention, intervention, and treatment services across the lifespan.

  • Estimated Time
    Volunteers: 15-25 hours over 2-4 weeks
    Organizations: 4-6 hours
  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)
  • Requirements: This project requires a short interview with the organization. If your application is accepted, you'll receive an email from Catchafire with instructions to schedule a call.

Project Steps

  • Prep: Distribution of current materials
    • Organization provides Professional with overview of current mission, strategic plan, activities and budget
    • Organization sends Professional copies of past grant proposals (if available) and list of grant prospects
  • Milestone 1: Research
    • Professional connects with Organization for a brainstorming/overview session
    • Professional analyzes materials for use in Grant Template
    • Professional reviews any past grant proposals
    • Professional gathers information about the Organization’s grant prospects
  • Milestone 2: Draft
    • Professional drafts a Grant Template
    • Organization provides feedback to Professional's template
  • Milestone 3: Delivery of plan
    • Professional delivers a Grant Template outlining the Organization’s mission, strategic plan, activities and budget
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Experience in nonprofit fundraising or grant writing
  • Exceptional writing skills
Prerequisites for Organization
  • Development staff committed to the project
  • A mission draft, strategic plan, overview of your activities and budget that can be shared with the Professional and used in the template

Our Mission

We are a community mental health agency who focuses on programs from infancy to the elderly surrounding mental health and substance use issues. We also have a prevention division which focuses on substance use prevention and education in schools and communities. We also provide supportive housing programs in the communities including group homes for those with a diagnosis of mental illness and/or substance use disorder. Our mission is to deliver quality and compassionate behavioral health services to individuals and families all the time. Our values include compassion, honesty, accountability, integrity, respect and cultural competency.