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Grant Writing Simplified Podcast - Teresa Huff - Tips for Successful Grant Writing & Federal Grant Project Management: Interview with Brandi VanAntwerp, CoxHealth Foundation Grants Administrator

Tips for Federal Grant Writing & Project Management [Episode 021]

My friends, today’s episode is jam-packed with all kinds of grant writing goods. I’m chatting with the talented Brandi VanAntwerp, Grant Administrator of CoxHealth Foundation in Springfield, Missouri. Brandi provides grant writing and management for 6 hospitals, 83+ clinics, and Cox College. She’s familiar with foundation, corporate, state and federal grant writing techniques. 

Grant Writing Tips & Strategies

We cover all kinds of grant writing advice, including:

  • The value of mentors in growing your grant writing and fundraising skills
  • Brandi applied for jobs she wasn’t fully qualified for, but she went for it anyway
  • Imposter syndrome – it’s a big thing!
  • The importance of addressing issues head on
  • What to do when grant projects don’t go according to plan
  • How she tracks and manages big federal grant projects with many people and lots of moving parts
  • Delegating with grace
  • Proactive approaches to set her team up for success
  • Advice for improving your federal grant writingyou won’t want to miss this one!
  • Onboarding team members to new grant project awards

Even if you’ve been writing grants for a while, there are likely several gems waiting for you here. And if you’re new to this grant writing world, hop over to www.teresahuff.com/quiz to see if you have what it takes to be a grant writer.

Other Episode Mentioned:

Episode 14: Grant Writer Success Rates: Am I a Bad Grant Writer If I Don’t Win the Grant?

Connect with Brandi VanAntwerp on LinkedIn

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