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Foundation Center

Proposal Budgeting Basics

This self-guided, online course, available in English and Spanish, teaches users how to determine an appropriate, comprehensive budget for any proposal. The course reviews the following: Addresses basic components of a budget Explains common financial documents Shows how to incorporate overhead costs and fringe benefits into a budget estimate Provides budget templates A companion tool, the Proposal Writing Short Course , is also available.

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Foundation Center

Proposal Writing Short Course

This short, self-guided course provides help in writing effective proposals. Not specific to public health groups, the course offers step-by-step instructions for any nonprofit organization interested in competing for private grants. The course is available in Spanish and five other languages. A Proposal Budgeting Basics tool, which provides more information on how to determine and write a budget, accompanies the course.  

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County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

Public Health Professionals and Advocates

Part of The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program, this tool was created by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. This section provides tools and guidance for mobilizing your community to take steps so that all residents can be healthy. Using data from The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and other sources, users can customize the templates provided for communicating online through websites and social media. On the site, users can also find toolkits and guides for choosing effective strategies for long-term change, and action plans for achieving your programs' goals and objectives, and evaluating efforts.

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Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

Putting Public Health Evidence in Action Training Workshop

The CPCRN created this interactive training curriculum to support program planners and health educators using evidence-based approaches, such as those in The Community Guide. Materials address how to define evidence-based programs, policies, or strategies and how to locate, select, adapt, and evaluate them. Case studies and exercises are used to provide hands-on learning opportunities. The CPCRN also provides resources to plan and deliver a “Putting Public Health Evidence in Action” training workshop, including a facilitator’s guide and support materials.

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The Community Guide

The Community Guide - Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Standards Crosswalk

The Community Guide – Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Crosswalk helps health departments identify interventions from The Community Guide whose application could help document conformity with PHAB standards. This tool contains a listing of PHAB domains, standards, and measures, along with how they relate to common Community Guide topics.

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The Community Guide

The Community Guide Comparison Tool

This online tool helps desktop users do a side-by-side comparison of two findings from the Community Prevention Services Task Force and the systematic reviews on which they were based. Users choose two interventions from the list of All Task Force Findings and launch the comparison tool with a button at the top of the page.

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Work Group for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas

The Community Toolbox: Developing Strategic and Action Plans

The Community Toolbox is a practical model for developing a variety of public health interventions. This section of the The Community Toolbox outlines the following key steps needed to develop strategic and action plans: Developing a vision for the initiative Writing a mission statement and objectives Identifying strategies Identifying specific actions Examples of action and strategic plans developed by other organizations, which address health disparities, teen drug use, neighborhood safety, domestic violence, global immunization, and clean drinking water are also included.

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United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Community Partnership Outreach Toolkit

The SNAP Toolkit is designed for publicizing the SNAP program and reaching special populations. It was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, but can be used to promote any public health program, not just food and nutrition. The toolkit presents various steps of forming a community partnership, planning a media outreach campaign, and formulating talking points for program planners. Users will also find information in the toolkit to help with the following: Identify target audiences Develop a media list Prepare a press release Use social media Engage with special populations, such as culturally diverse audiences, trusted messengers, and seniors

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