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Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Writing Successful Grants KnowledgeBase is an online resource aiding education professionals in their pursuit of public and private grants to support local programs. Its five elements contain information and resources that assist the grant seeker with developing their project, writing the grant proposal and managing the grant upon its award.

Task 2: Work with Local Cultural Groups and Community Organizations

Guideline: Local cultural organizations can assist educators to reach out to recently immigrated families. Likewise, community organizations can support adolescents beyond school hours. Possessing an awareness of such local groups can aid educators in their efforts to improve adolescent literacy.



Adolescent Literacy Development in Out of School Time

This link is to the Carnegie Corporation of New York's report on adolescent literacy development in out-of-school time. The document is a practitioner's guidebook for incorporating adolescent literacy instruction in out-of-school time programs.


American Indian Institute

Within the College of Continuing Education at the University of Oklahoma, "the American Indian Insititue (AII) provides expert technical assistance to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Canadian First Nation tribes and bands."


American Indian Science and Engineering Society

As noted at its website, "The American Indian Science and Engineering Society's (AISES) mission is to increase substantially the representation of American Indian and Alaskan Natives in engineering, science and other related technology disciplines."


Big Brothers Big Sisters

This link is to the Big Brothers Big Sisters website.


National Indian Education Association (NIEA)

As noted at its website, "The National Indian Education Association is a membership based organization committed to increasing educational opportunities and resources for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students while protecting our cultural and linguistic traditions."


National Urban League - Education and Youth Services

This link is to the National Urban League's website information about education and youth development.



This link is to the YMCA's national website.



This link is to the website for the YWCA USA.