Federal Funding Tools and Resources
- Grants.gov registration process: To apply for a federal grant, your organization must have completed the registration process. There are several steps in the registration process. This can take as little as three-to-five business days, or as long as four weeks if all steps are not completed in a timely manner. Please register early!
- Grants 101: Learn more about federal grant making process
- Grants.gov – Grants 101
- Office of Justice Program (OJP) – Grants 101: contains information both specific to OJP and general federal grants info
- Types of federal funding opportunities
- Funding Search Request Tool
- Federal Grant Readiness Checklist
Grant Development Tools and Resources
Best Practices: public health programs, interventions, and policies that have been evaluated, shown to be successful, and have the potential to be adapted and transformed by others working in the same field.
- Healthy People 2020 Evidence-Based Resources
- The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Model Practice Database
- County Health Rankings and Roadmaps: What Works for Health
- The Guide to Community Preventive Services: The Community Guide
- Community Tool Box Links to Databases of Best Practices
Supporting Data: publicly available data sets for community level statistics that can be used to demonstrate the need for specific services in your catchment area.
- Healthy People 2020 Data (United States Department of Health and Human Services)
- Missouri Community Data Profiles (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services)
- State and County QuickFacts (United States Census Bureau)
- Health Indicators Warehouse (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
- Community Commons
- County Health Rankings (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Grant Writing Tools
- Grant proposal checklist
- Grant production timeline
- Partnership checklist
- Concept paper template: Brief document used to outline the type of program(s) that your organization would like to fund. MoCAP asks that organizations seeking assistance provide a draft concept paper at the onset of our work together.
- About your organization: In addition to a concept papers prepared on your proposed programs, it is important to have compiled specific information about your organization.
- Capacity building toolkits (Department of Health and Human Services): Capacity building is important for developing and enhancing your organization’s ability to secure funding.