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Grant Writer Request #09042018A

Primary Purpose:
We're looking for grants to: 1) raise awareness towards our fundraising campaign to preserve a historic (not listed) lighthouse structure in the Harbor including a short video to promote the cause (very short video created already); 2) funds to directly preserve the same structure; 3) increase our membership / capacity building
Programming and Dollar Needs:
Programming needs (promotional video) $8,000 (includes videography, research, transportation to/from island, editing)
structure preservation funds $1,000-20,000 (some funds are matched by the State )
capacity / membership building outreach, social media advertising (Facebook, Twitter promotion, Instagram promotion) $2,000
Project Description:
Provide your hourly rate for research and locating grants for: 20 hours per month for 6 months.   For a total of 120 hours.
A web page exists promoting the effort, but we need to enhance the video, make something available for doing "talks", speaking engagements, grants for direct preservation of the structure (including in-kind materials (cement, gravel, brick); outreach towards additional interested communities.
The Grant Writer should be ready to begin work on: Immediately
Organizational Status:
Our organization is a(n): 501c3
Our company is in existence for: 39 Year(s) 6 Months
We presently provide or will be providing services in the geographic areas of: Located in the USA
This specific effort is the preserve a 1902 built structure that is almost 'gone' due to time & erosion, storms, sea level rise. Otherwise, our group provides volunteers on-island on the State & National Parks & has done so since 1979.
Current Revenue:
Majority via memberships, but for this specific cause (saving the building) we are hoping to solicit specific donations from new & current members, and foundations, businesses.
Grant History:
We have previously applied for a grant(s).
We have previously received $5,000 in grant funds.
We have a copy of our previously written grant application(s).
We have had a grant from Target for Improving Outreach.
We have a fundraising packet.  Fundraising 'flyer', 1 page for this specific effort.
We have an agency mission statement.