Resources

2010 How to Apply Guide

This fact sheet provides a guide for applicant organizations and neighborhood coalitions to approach the application and the PN planning grant. It helps applicants undertsand the key elements, priorities, and requirements of the grant.

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Promise Neighborhoods Program: Implementation Grant-writing Guide

This fact sheet provides a How-to-Apply guide for applicant organizations to navigate the PN application for an implementation grant.

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Promise Neighborhoods Program: Planning Grant-writing Guide

This fact sheet provides a How-To-Apply grant-writing guide for prospective PNs to apply for a planning grant.

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Impact in Place: A progress report on the Department of Education's Place-Based Strategy

This report looks as the Department of Education's progress in adopting place-based strategies. It looks at six elements identified as critical to the implementation of a successful place-based program: 1) Engage the Community Through Asset Mapping and a Needs Assessment; 2) Focus on Clear Results...

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The Promise of Promise Neighborhoods: Beyond Good Intentions

In this presentation, former Secretary Arne Duncan makes remarks at the Harlem Children's Zone Conference and discusses Harlem Children's Zone and other examples that would fit the Promise Neighborhood model.

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A Guide to Setting Up Congressional Site Visits

This fact sheet guides PNs through scheduling and meeting with Congress members to display the impact of the PN. It provides step-by-step instructions for before, during, and after the visit.

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Sustaining Promise Neighborhoods through Policy and Systems Change

In this presentation, St. Paul Promise Neighborhood shares the influence of parents and partners on public decisionmaking. It shows how a coalition was able to advocate and drive legislation.

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Beyond Lessons in the Field: Community Engagement in Promise Neighborhoods

This fact sheet details information on bulding strong leadership for supported, respectful, long-lasting community engagement and partnerships in Promise Neighborhoods.

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Beyond Lessons in the Field: Creating and Sustaining Partnerships in Promise Neighborhoods

This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers for using partnerships for effective implementation and long-term sustainability of PNs. It provides examples from communities where partnerships have helped communities succeed.

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Some Considerations Pertinent to a Promise Neighborhoods National Evaluation

This report discusses issues for understanding a comprehensive evaluation of performance and impact of PN grantees. It provides insight from the perspective of organizations working with evaluation and practice and who hope to improve outcomes for children and families.

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