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“My name is LaTonya Bynum, MPH, CHES. With 10+ years of professional experience in Grant Writing, I am a nationally recognized Certified Grant Writer esteemed by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. Currently on standby and ready to assist you with your grant documentation needs.”

The Funding For Your Program Is On The Way:
Ready to Take A Leap of Faith?

For more information about your grant writing project needs, email me your resume and cover letter to: info@latonyabynum.com – include subject line “Grant Writer Needed”. Contact us today to discuss your grant idea or application.

What Our customers say

LaTonya, you are UNBELIEVABLE! In all my years of speaking and teaching, I've NEVER encountered anyone like you . . . thorough, detail orientated and the passion to share and empower others in every post. I'm so glad we've met, and look forward to our collaborative future! ‚̧

Sherita Herring-Oglesby

What a wonderful interview LaTonya! You are contributing greatly to the field of Health Education. Not only are you adding value to the industry, you are painting a blueprint for ADOS professionals in the space. As you know the importance of social support and self-efficacy for behavior change, your examples and enthusiasm help others with similar lived experiences to see that they can do the same. Thank you for being a physical and virtual mentor to many. I will definitely be getting your book. PS: Rob Jones is the man!

Lia Gil CCMP, CHES

pre-application documents

Is someone doing the heavy lifting for you? Allow me to assist with the set up of letter of Intent to funding agency, application documentation review, research, letters of support and tailored plan for grant request.

needs assessment & program plan

Is there a need and plan? The fastest way to reach results is to assess the needs of the pulse of the community. Allow me to assist with the needs assessment, program plan, logic model, evidenced based interventions and evaluation planning methods.

budget & justification

Do you have a budget? The budget, justification and standard form 424 is necessary to estimate the income, expenses and resources needed in order to achieve the results based on the program plan. The overall mission is to make a sustainable and lasting impact.

10 Steps To Write Your First Public Health Grant:

Note: A large majority of state-based public health positions are funded through a federal grant.

1. Review the grant application documentation

2. Copy and paste application into new document

3. Delete irrelevant sections but keep required sections/wording

4. Create and bold section headings then italicize first sentence of reworded description for each section.

5. Setup, start brainstorming, researching, and documenting what’s needed for each required section.¬†ūüí°

6. Don’t hold back on how awesome YOU, your team, your program, your partners, and your agency truly are. TOOT THAT HORN!!!¬†ūüé∑

7. Think like a grant reviewer as you write each session. Make sure your application flows so that the required sections are easy to find and simple to understand.¬†‚ėē

8. Include a needs assessment, evaluation plan with a logic model, letters of support from partners to give your application that extra wow factor.¬†‚ėļ

9. Review the funding agency website for previously funded projects before compiling the budget and justification section.

10. If possible, send an email or snail mail letter to the agency 30 days in advance to let them know your application will be on the way 5 days before their deadline.

Bonus: Ask agency about any technical assistance, application Q&A period, & project officer contact details.

The more details you have, the better your tailored application.

featured Resources

pre-application

The pre-application process is the act of pulling together any and all creative ideas, online resources as well as the limitless possibilities in preparing the grant application. In preparation for the submission of the application, a thorough review of the grant guidelines and research on previously funded projects is conducted for a success program plan with funding.

needs assessment & program plan

A needs assessment is a systematic process for determining and addressing needs, or “gaps” between current conditions and desired conditions or “wants”. The discrepancy between the current condition and wanted condition must be measured to appropriately identify the need. A¬†program plan is the outline of events and activities that your members follow to reach the goals of the organization.¬†

budget & justification

The budget justification is a categorical description of the proposed costs of the program plan. Generally, it explains staffing and supply/service consumption patterns, the methods used to estimate/calculate (including escalation or inflation factors) and other details such as lists of items that make up the total costs for each part of the program from start to finish.

Choose Your PLAN

Pick a program that best fits your schedule and goals. All plans offer templates based on project needs and plans.

Starter

$100

/hour

1-HR Brainstorming Session

Encouragement of Creativity

Pre-Application Documentation

Needs Assessment & Project Plan

Budget & Justification

Basic

$300

/hour

1-HR Brainstorming Session

Encouragement of Creativity

Pre-Application Documentation

Needs Assessment & Project Plan

Budget & Justification

Pro

$800

/project

1-HR Brainstorming Session

Encouragement of Creativity

Pre-Application Documentation

Needs Assessment & Project Plan

Budget & Justification

U.R.A. Resource Center, LLC, a public health consulting firm headquartered in Conway, Arkansas Рestablished in January of 2017. The firm specializes in creative/technical writing, public speaking, and research/data analysis product and service offerings. 

The mission of the practice is to Utilize Research for Access in improving the health status and quality of life of all mankind. There are nine core programs for the URA Resource Center, LLC founder and team.

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