If you have ever written any type of bid, request for proposal (RFPs), or grant proposal, you clearly understand how important time management is to successful preparation and submission of proposals.
Proposal preparation and time management are linked together like a hand in glove for a variety of reasons. This include:
Most people underestimate the time it takes to prepare grant proposals and technical RFP's. Failing to do so will often have negative results. Here are a few tips to ensure your time doesn't slip right out of your hands during proposal preparation phases:
You can make minor modifications to your application process to reduce your chances of losing track of time. Time is valuable. Once it's gone you can get it back, so use it wisely.
Are you a teacher or educator employed by a public school or charter school or maybe even a member of the Parent-Teacher Association in need of school resources for teachers? Are you tired of dipping into your own wallet to buy school supplies for students and not being reimbursed? Would you like to go on field trips to enhance learning, but you school doesn't have the resources to do this? Are you serving a financially strapped parent population?
Watch this video with great tips on how teachers can write grants to locate money for all sorts of projects and student/school needs:
P.S. Check out the first comment! I provide several helpful leads for your grant writing journey.
About the Author:
Nikki Kirk has over 12 years of experience in management, grant writing, nonprofit program development, community economic development, and nonprofit management consulting.