Holly Rustick on Grant Writing Lessons Learned

Holly Rustick Grant Writing Lessons Learned

James Pann, Ph.D., interviews Holly Rustick to get her insights into the grant writing and management from her years of experience doing this work, her work training others to do it, and her podcast interviews.



We discuss: 

– Common themes or lessons she has learned from the 120+ podcast episodes completed

– Suggested first steps in writing a grant proposal

– Frequent mistakes that grant writers make

– Low hanging fruit (easy wins) in the proposal development process

– Good resources for those starting to write grant proposals

– How an organization should go about finding a grant writer

Thanks and enjoy!



Watch the video recording of our interview here:

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James Pann, Ph.D. is a Professor at Nova Southeast University and a highly experienced psychologist and evaluator with nearly 25 years of experience. He conducts research and evaluation projects with non-profit organizations in the fields of health, human services, and education, and has received funding from multiple government agencies.

James holds multiple degrees including a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, an M.S. Ed. from the University of Miami, and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the host of the EvalNetwork podcast, a frequent conference presenter, and has published several peer-reviewed research articles and co-authored a book. James currently resides in Miami, Florida with his family and enjoys backpacking trips. Find out more about his work here.

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