Language Grant Writing Toolkit

August 5, 2020


Check out this short video for a summary of the FPCC’s grant proposal process, and some tips for writing a strong application for funding.

Prepared by: FPCC

Suggested Use

This video provides guidance for any individual or cultural organization that is seeking funding through FPCC.

Additional Resources

Grant Writing for Language Advocates
This presentation provides an overview of the FPCC’s grant proposal process, the stages of grant writing, and tips for writing a strong language grant application.

Sample Applications
These sample applications were made up by FPCC to demonstrate the difference between a successful and unsuccessful language grant application.

Artist Grant Proposal Writing Handbook
The FPCC’s Arts Programs developed a grant writing handbook with useful tips and information that can also be applied to language grant writing.

Language Needs Assessment: How-To Guide
Need help completing a Language Needs Assessment (LNA) for your grant application? Check out our LNA How-To-Guide for what information you will need to collect and step-by-step instructions for how to fill out the LNA form.

Grant Writing for Indigenous Languages
This manual was created by Dr. Ofelia Zepeda and Dr. Susan Penfield from the University of Arizona for communities submitting grants to the Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program but the information provided can be applied to language grant writing in general.