UCLA Educational Leadership Ph.D. Program 

2 – Hour Presentation for 23 K-16 educators and non-profit professionals

April 28, 2018

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How would you rate your instructor’s knowledge of grantwriting?

100%

How would you rate your instructor’s presentation?

18%

82%

How would you rate the instructor’s attention to your specific needs?

2

9%

91%

How would you rate the overall presentation experience?

18%

82%

How would you rate the presentation manual?

4% 18%

78%

  • Participants Evaluated Their Grantwriting Knowledge Before AND After the Workshop (1 lowest, 10 highest)
How would you rate your knowledge of grantwriting before the presentation?

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18%

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8%

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24%

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28%

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4%

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4%

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4%

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10%

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How would you rate your knowledge of grantwriting after the presentation?

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8%

7

22%

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18%

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36%

10

16%

  • What Our Students Said About This Process!

“I appreciated the focus on covering the bases on what are the people involved and step-by step process in grantwriting.  This was a very informative session.  Thank you for sharing your experience and for the wonderful PowerPoint presentation.”

“I have had some experience writing rants, but not nearly as successful as 1 out of 3.  The information has been most helpful.”

“Thank you, Linda.  You are a very dynamic presenter, so it made it a pleasure to attend your workshop and learn so much about grantwriting. Understanding the steps (A to Z) was especially valuable infor4mation.  The combination of how to think about the process (trust, etc.) and tangible steps is key advice.  I look forward to applying for my first grant.”

“This was an extremely information workshop!  I am not grantwriting at this time, but this was good knowledge for the future. Currently, I am a classroom teacher, so I haven’t through much about grantwriting. However, if the opportunity were to arise I feel better prepared to start the process.”

“The workshop provided excellent information about what is required for grantwriting.  Based on today’s workshop I believe I have a solid foundation to develop the skill level for grantwriting.”

“The presentation was well-paced and informative. My one piece of advice is to rename this as a presentation as the workshop generally included hands-on learning (maybe we could see the list of donors and begin researching?)”

“Concise presentation, yet informative.”

“The workshop was very insightful regarding the process.  However, I would like to see examples of the various elements of the process.  For example, what does an LOI or proposed package look like when complete?”

“The outline/overview was helpful, but it was hard for me to visualize without examples.  I appreciated learning about the different team members on the “development” team to make it happen.  The Rolls Royce principle makes sense, thanks for sharing that perspective.”

“The workshop was very helpful in helping me to understand how to go about securing funding for school programs.  I look forward to the additional information in the student follow-up emails. Thank you!

“The grantwriting class was excellent.  I’ve been writing grants for 10 years successfully and I’m still walking away with new information that I will use tomorrow.”

“Very comprehensive; answered a lot of questions I had in my mind about how to put together funding proposals that can succeed in attracting funders that will support what we do and why it matters.”

“I had previously attended your workshop and learned a lot of valuable information.  Attending again was a great opportunity to refresh my knowledge about the grantwriting process and to provide me with new motivation to submit at least one proposal a month.  Thank you!

“I appreciated the thoroughness of the presentation and fell that I now have a better understanding of where to start.”

“Learning about the various proposal packages was extremely helpful.  I was here to learn about the process and I feel that I got what I needed and then some.  Thank you.”

“Great breakdown of the steps and suggestions of what to do for funds.  I feel more empowered to approach my development people at work and get involved.”

“Some very helpful basics; funders finance people they know and trust.  I have been a classroom teacher and written $500 grants, so the Rolls Royce Package is a new concept.”

“Linda, thank you for your detailed presentation.  You are thorough, careful, and communicate with caring while delivering your expertise.  You gave me some hope in what before looked like a dark tunnel.”

“I know how the overview of the process was given.  I look forward to the list of resources via student follow-up email.”

“It was helpful to learn about certain details that may not be spoken about typically (i.e. that funders typically do not fund more that 20% of the program budget.”

“Linda was extremely thorough and clear.  She paused to clarify and answer all questions.”

“Linda really helped to de-mystify the process of finding support for important projects and initiatives.  I especially appreciated her attention to creating and sustaining best practices and systematizing the process.”