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Dissemination activities are a key component of the entire grant-making process. One of the main purposes for making grants is to fund model or demonstration projects. It does no good whatsoever to spend money to run model projects if information about the projects does not get out. Dissemination is the process of getting the word out about solutions to problems.

There are three audiences for dissemination—your organization, your community, and your professional peers in the state and nation. Disseminate

2 Remember that a grant maker's directions (instructions/guidelines) take precedence over any and all other considerations. You must absolutely, positively follow the grant maker's directions exactly, precisely, and painstakingly.

information about the project to the people in your organization so everyone understands what is going on, and to create buy-in among the staff. Disseminate information to the community so people know what your organization is accomplishing, and to sell the community on the idea of supporting the project in the future (continuation). Disseminate to professional peers in the state and nation so other people and organizations working on similar problems will come to know about your solution.

Remember to put funds in the budget to pay for dissemination activities. Money in the budget is a persuasive demonstration that you are serious about performing dissemination activities. Dissemination activities provide a legitimate reason to spend grant funds to get items such as a digital camera, a video recorder, and multimedia software.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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