As discussed in this unit, a problem/needs statement is often a required part of a grant proposal. A human service organization needs to demonstrate that it is serving an important, documented need in the community.
This week, you will develop a needs/problem statement for the same organization that you discussed in your Assignments for Units 2 and 3. Remember, the organization that you discussed in your Unit 2 and 3 Assignments is one that already exists, and is not the same as the not-for-profit organization that you have been discussing for the Journal component of this course as that organization is not one that is in existence.
You may use the template below to organize your work. Do not fill your answers in directly on the template, as the Assignment needs to be in essay format. The template is a guide for you to use to ensure that you include all of the required components of the Assignment. The different components of the template should appear as headings and subheadings in APA style in your paper . Please be sure to write in complete sentences and to utilize the strategies for effective grant writing covered in this unit as well as Unit 5. You need to use a total of five references in your Assignment, with at least two of them being peer-reviewed journal articles. Examples of other references that you can use, in addition to the two required peer-reviewed journal articles, are reputable websites and books. The references need to appear as in-text citations in your paper, and in the references page at the end. They need to be cited using APA style.
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Part I: Executive Summary
Care Resource is helping this community of individuals to prolong their lives, to have a stable home, to access to medicines, specialized doctors that handle HIV and AIDS patients. Counseling and therapy to help them to deal with the trauma or depression for those diseases. Care Resource is making the different in this particular population. Individuals with HIV and AIDS don’t feel alone. Getting support and advice on living with those diseases longer (“Mission of Care Resources,” 2015).
The mission of Care Resources its access and help individuals with HIV, AIDS and others disease to have a normal life. The HIV and AIDS are life changing event. When the individual have access to the treatment that is changing not life ending. If they get the right treatment and they take care themselves, they can look forward to years or even decades of good living. They can receive medical assistance, if they are homeless they can receive a safe place to leave.
History of the Organization:
Purpose, Population served and Service Area (location):
Counseling and therapy, medicines, consult, places to stay, treatment.
Key Staff * don’t provide the names of co-workers; just describe 2–3 key positions and why these positions are important.
Part II—Potential Funding Sources. After reviewing the website list, located in the reading, provide a list of at least six potential foundations, agencies, and/or community organizations that accept grant proposals and that might be a feasible source of funding for your program. For each resource, list: 1) the full name of resource 2) and website or contact information 3) a 2–3 paragraph rationale for why this resource is a good fit for your organization. Please write in complete sentences.
One good way to find funds is with the Department of Health Human Services (HHS) are the major Federal funding sources for domestic HIV/AIDS programs. Numerous HHS agencies and offices provide support for HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, and research: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); Grants: Open Opportunities Grant-seekers can find, apply, review, and manage grants available through HRSA; Office of Minority Health (OMH); ACF’s grants that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. Another way is by doing fundraiser and collect money for the program. The Care Resource program has a calendar and every year does activities to collect funding for the program, like fundraiser running event, carwash, marathon, baked sales and more (Aids, 2016
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