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ArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTS

How many of you learned about something today that you want to see happening in your community?How many of you are want to be part of making that happen in your community?

Open up your program to the second page. The Table of Contents tells us that everything Im about to talk about is on pages 35 to 46.1ArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities

Presented byThe Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention (ArCOP) is focusing on making the healthy choice the easy choice. Growing Healthy Communities (GHC), the Coalitions primary project, brings together individuals, companies and organizations across sector lines to recognize that a healthy community is a better community on virtually every measure of success. arkansasobesity.orgAmanda M. Potter Cole

ArCOPs 2014 Project DirectorWebinar PresenterAmanda is an independent contractor thrilled to work with ArCOP for a second year. She studied at Hendrix College, served in the founding corps of City Year Little Rock, and helped the Womens Foundation of Arkansas ring in a new decade. Amanda is passionate about food, running, and helping others empower themselves.ArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSAgendaOverviewApplication in DetailTimelineApplication TipsFrequently Asked QuestionsQ&AArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSGet grant funding to implement the training you received at the regional summit!ArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesPurposeMaking Arkansas communities healthier.Inspire Arkansas communities.Implement the training you received.Bite-sized projects.Think seed money or next step funding.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesGetting StartedGet with your people.Refresh yourself: what did you learn?Review the program, presentations & additional resources (here!)Brainstorm up to 3 projects.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesAnd by 3 projects we mean3 phases of the same project.3 completely different projects.Some combination thereof.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities2013 Project Grants Overview:37 Communities.46 Projects.Completed in 3-6 months.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities2013 Project Grants Overview: MoneyTotal funded$84,577.91Average grant size$1,838.65Largest grant $7,000Smallest grant $3005 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities2013 Project Grants Overview: ProjectsCooking Matters10 CommunitiesFarmers Markets8 CommunitiesCommunity & School Gardens13 CommunitiesEarly Childhood & Schools5 CommunitiesWalkability3 CommunitiesWorksite Wellness4 Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesWhen reviewingOpen up your program or check out the electronic version.Read ArCOPs website: arkansasobesity.org/ghc/grants/2014projects/Preview the grant application.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTS

arkansasobesity.org/ghc/grants/2014projects/Go to ArCOPs website. The link & a QR is on page 36 in the program. But if youre just on the web, go to www.arkansasobesity.org, hover over Growing Healthy Communities, then click on Grants. Read through everything on that page. Read through the info on your program. Read them both again.135 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSApplication PREVIEW

LIVE Application

ArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesPDF DocumentSurvey Monkey WebpageThis is a PREVIEW of the grant application. To see it, you will click a link that says ArCOP-2014-Grant-App-PREVIEW. Its on there because everyone wants to know what the application looks like.Who in here went to the Grant Writing 101 session? What did [Drew] say about this document?Where did he suggest you first write up the information that you will submit for your application?14ArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSLets go over the application. In detail.ArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Community NameAllows ArCOP to identify your peopleIf youre listed here, use it.Otherwise, tell us who you are!5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Fiscal AgentNonprofit Org - 501(c)3SchoolGovernment AgencyHospitalReligious OrganizationActing as a Fiscal Agent:What organization/group are you hosting funds for?5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Partners ListWe can all get more done, leverage more dollars, and see a bigger collective impact if we measure our efforts together! Do you want your organization included in this list?5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Primary ContactIf awarded grant funds, this is the person who will be writing/submitting reports and communicating directly with ArCOP.This should also be the person submitting the grant application.Option to be added to the Coalition membership if youre not already a member.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Prior InvolvementIf your community is listed here, give us a *brief* summary of what youve done through Growing Healthy Communities and/or through ArCOP grant funding5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Elected OfficialsThese decision makers are the key to long-term & big impact change in your community. If theyre not currently involved, were happy to help!5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Project SubmissionsUp to 3 projects.Option to submit another project after Project 1 and Project 2.Each of the 3 pages have the exact same questions on them.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Project SubmissionsProject Name What are you calling it?Summary Short & Succinct.Key Objectives Specifically (but also succinctly) how will you apply the training you received to benefit your community? 5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Project SubmissionsCommunity Need# to be served.Population description: Who? Demographics.WHY do you want to do this?HOW will you measure success?Long term sustainability, meeting goals, replication 5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Project SubmissionsBudgetDollar amount: Make sure this is a realistic amount. Double check suggested budgets.Outline of Items: Make a clear & concise list.# item(s) @ $amount each = $line totalExample:3 shovels @ $10 each = $3015 pairs of gloves @ $2.50 each = $37.505 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Project SubmissionsCommunity Member InvolvementCheck ALL of the boxes for the training sessions that will be implemented through this specific project.List your community members names who attended those sessions.Tell us which summit(s) these folks attended for this training.YES. This information will be double-checked. 5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Project RankingOnly if you submit more than 1 project.This is your chance to say ok, if you cant fund everything, this is the order were most interested in.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Proposal VerificationFollow the instructions.Type your name.Put the date.Click Yes! Submit my proposal for consideration.5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Components: Proposal VerificationNo. Im testing this application. The information I enter at this time is not to be considered for review.You should not have tested out the live application.But, if you have, you MUST click this option so that your test run gets thrown out. You really dont want us to consider that instead of your actual application, right?5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSPay attention to the timeline.ArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesPROJECT GRANT TIMELINEMarch to May:Regional SummitsThursday, May 22 @ 10:00 AM:Grant Project Application Review WebinarThursday, June 5 @ 11:59 PM: Grant application deadline.Tuesday, July 1: Grant announcements. First half of funds awarded.Wednesday, October 1: Midpoint reports due. Final funds released after receipt of midpoint report.Monday, December 1: Final reports due.Friday, December 5: Statewide celebration event.ArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesPROJECT GRANT TIMELINEMarch to May:Regional SummitsThursday, May 22 @ 10:00 AM:Grant Project Application Review WebinarThursday, June 5 @ 11:59 PM: Grant application deadline.Tuesday, July 1: Grant announcements. First half of funds awarded.Wednesday, October 1: Midpoint reports due. Final funds released after receipt of midpoint report.Monday, December 1: Final reports due.Friday, December 5: Statewide celebration event.Go ahead and register now. Youll get a reminder about it automatically.32ArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesPROJECT GRANT TIMELINEMarch to May:Regional SummitsThursday, May 22 @ 10:00 AM:Grant Project Application Review WebinarThursday, June 5 @ 11:59 PM: Grant application deadline.Tuesday, July 1: Grant announcements. First half of funds awarded.Wednesday, October 1: Midpoint reports due. Final funds released after receipt of midpoint report.Monday, December 1: Final reports due.Friday, December 5: Statewide celebration event.*Make sure to budget for your core team to attend the celebration event!ArCOP is Growing Healthy Communities5 MONTH PROJECT GRANTSApply!34ArCOP is Growing Healthy CommunitiesApplication Tips:Save the Application PREVIEW to your computer.Create a Word document. Put your responses to the application questions in the Word doc. Spell & grammar check.Have someone else read your application.Make sure you dont list folks who registered, but didnt attend o

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