Grant research: a customized search based on specified client needs and their timeline for implementation.
Grants planning: working with lead staff to develop timelines and processes required to acquire different types of funding support (by amount and duration). This is a great way to plan for program expansion or to launch exploratory ideas.
Grants alert: customized reports delivered hard-copy or electronically related to a client’s identified needs (e.g., literacy efforts, increased community involvement, health and nutrition).
Grant writing: this service ranges from complete proposal writing and support to editing and light revision. This is based on the expertise, needs, and availability of client staff.
Community partners: often grant proposals are strengthened by partnerships. This service includes developing partners, checking for duplicative services, obtaining letters of support, drafting MOUs, etc.
Grant evaluation: The Project Director is a trained evaluator and can develop evaluation designs for both project research and implementation.
Grants training: Workshops and courses can be provided on grant searches, grant writing, and grant reporting.
Evaluation & Reporting
Data collection and analysis (demographic data, content assessment data, satisfaction and climate survey data, etc.)
Customized charts and tables for disaggregated data trends at the classroom, grade, or school level.
Data interpretation to administrators, parents, school boards, and teachers.
Facilitation assistance to work with districts as they begin their school or district improvement process. Assist with coordinating all aspects of the school or district improvement process including the development of the district improvement plan. This facilitation would include activities such as: planning meetings, data analysis, staff meetings, survey development and analysis, focus groups, and tools for action planning.
Community needs assessments and Integrated Action Plans.
Evaluating parental involvement, community concerns, and garnering student feedback on school climate and safety issues.