The Importance of a Logic Model When Applying for Grants

Get a Grant! written on a post it note laid on a computer keyboard next to papers with charts on them.

The logic model is an essential tool for grant writers. It is a 1-page visual description of the important elements of a program: resources, activities, outputs and outcomes.

It assists with the design and evaluation of programs. An effective one can readily communicate to funders what a program is and is not, and how the program is expected to work.

Wednesday, October 30th
11:00 am – Noon, EST

REGISTER for a free webinar explaining this powerful approach with James Pann, Ph.D., sponsored by the Center for Social Change.

During the webinar we will cover:

  • Steps to develop a logic model
  • Use of logic models for brainstorming during program design
  • Use of logic models to identify funding opportunities
  • How logic models can be used to strengthen grant applications
  • Logic models as communication tools
  • Ask me anything about logic models, program design and evaluation

I will also share a logic model template that you can use for grant proposals and projects.

See you then!


James Pann smiling at the camera, sitting in front of green trees

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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