Eligibility Requirements The Grant Writing Assistance Program is available for non-profit organizations located in Erie County, Ohio. Organizations offering services in Erie County but having offices located outside of Erie County are ineligible, unless the proposed grant seeking efforts are targeted to benefit Erie County. Applicant agencies must be designated IRS 501(C)3 tax exempt organizations, or classified as a governmental unit or qualified church or other entity covered by a group exemption.
Services Services of the Grant Writing Assistance Program include: Researching grants: Assistance on utilizing research materials.
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Editing or proof reading a draft
Finding collaborative partners
Grant reporting (for funded grants)
Writing a grant proposal
Additionally, reference materials are available for use in the grant writing office (not for loan) at The Volunteer Center for agencies wishing to conduct their own research. Please contact The Volunteer Center (419) 627-0074 to arrange a time to use the reference materials. Use of reference materials is free of charge.
Fee For Services The fee for the grant writing services is only $10 per hour for area non-profit organizations. Randolph J. and Estelle M. Dorn Foundation graciously provides $15 per hour to offset the original cost of $25 per hour for participating organizations. All fees are to be paid to The Volunteer Center for all services, regardless of the outcome of any grant applications. Download: Grant Writing Assistance Application Grant Writing Assistance Flyer Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419-627-0074 for more information