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Referral Partner Organizations: How to Approach and Engage Them

This tip sheet will provide guidance on 1) what you need to know before making the first contact with potential partner referral organizations; 2) how to pique their interest in your healthy marriage (HM) programs; 3) how to approach potential partner referral organizations; 4) what to communicate to them about your HM program.

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The Oklahoma Marriage Initiative: The Promise and Challenge of Using Volunteers to Provide Community-Based Marriage Education

The goal of the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative (OMI) is to make information about the skills needed to build and sustain healthy marriages broadly available throughout the state. To pursue the mission of changing the culture of marriage and divorce, OMI leaders decided to engage the support of grass-roots volunteers in communities across the state. By […]

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Identifying and promoting promising practices

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations will be equipped with the knowledge and information needed to be able to identify, validate and promote best practices among themselves and the faith-based and community-based organizations they serve.

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Establishing partnerships

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations and the faith and community-based organizations they work with will learn the key elements involved in building capacity through effective partnership development including: how to increase the quality of outputs and outcomes; how to increase the quantity of outputs and outcomes; and how […]

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Managing public grants

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations will know the key concepts and elements required to manage Federal grants effectively, including: achieving proposed program goals; receiving and disbursing Federal funds; complying with reporting requirements; and writing continuation applications. This guidebook will help organizations answer these key questions: What are the […]

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Measuring Outcomes

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations and the faith-based and community-based organizations they work with will learn key concepts about increasing their capacity to evaluate the extent to which they are achieving their intended results and to conduct outcome measurement by creating and implementing an outcome measurement plan for […]

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Building multiple revenue sources

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizationswill know how to evaluate, start and sustain one or more new income or revenue sources. They will know the features, advantages and requirements associated with particular revenue sources. And they will be able to raise more money using tools and techniques that fit […]

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Delivering training and technical assistance

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations will learn the key elements necessary to effectively design and deliver training and technical assistance (T/TA) in order to build capacity in faith-based and community-based organizations as evidenced by: increased funding; increased effectiveness; increased efficiency. This guidebook will help organizations answer these key […]

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Acquiring public grants

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations and the faith-based and community-based organizations they work with will learn key concepts about effective federal grant research and proposal writing practices including: How to access and use grant research tools; finding relevant Federal programs and grant opportunities; understanding the Federal grant solicitation […]

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Designing sub-award programs

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, you will better understand the following regarding developing a comprehensive plan to provide sub-awards to build the capacity of faith-based and community organizations: key components, processes, and requirements. This guidebook has been created to assist you, as a leader of an intermediary, in the design […]

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