Grant Writing 101-Managing the Process
Workshop Title: Grant Writing 101 – Landing federal funding opportunities with minimal stress
This webinar presentation will help health centers improve their grant writing skills for federal funding. You will learn the nuts and bolts for writing stellar proposals for the Public Housing Primary Care program with emphasis on pre-proposal planning and defining this special population, getting ready to write, learn how you get informed about your success and what to do when you have won your award.
(1) Participants will understand the actions they should take prior to the release of a funding opportunity announcement to ensure they are ready to apply when the time comes
(2) Participants will understand how to identify federal funding opportunities
(3) Participants will understand how to minimize stress associated with preparing grant proposals
(4) Participants will understand the key steps to completing a federal grant application electronically
Presenter’s Bio: Alex Lehr O’Connell, MPH, CPH oversees Community Health Partners for Sustainability’s technical assistance services. He has managed the development efforts of the project’s parent organization for eight years, securing local, state and federal government, as well as foundation funding for the organization and for health centers across the country. Alex has worked closely with senior management of those organizations to increase annual budgets, and to develop a business plans to drive organizational growth for the future. Alex received his MPH degree at Drexel University School of Public Health, and was Principal Investigator on a FQHC planning grant provided by U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care. He currently serves as Principal Investigator for the National Cooperative Agreement with HRSA through which Community Health Partners for Sustainability provides training and technical assistance to health professionals, health administrators, and development staff across the nation to make their health centers sustainable providers of high quality services for vulnerable public housing communities.