Importance Of Grant Experience
My job was to fill in the basics and then the rest would be hashed out by my boss and the parks and rec director. Knowing the EPA, it will take forever to hear back if the grant will be rewarded to us or not. I am pretty sure we will not hear back until this coming fall. I was very appreciative for the opportunity to get some experience in grant writing. It was not the most fun thing I have ever done, but now I can say I have had the experience doing it.
There was one more grant that I had a small part in that I hope the city also gets. The city wants to invest more money into the new stadium and the area around it. They want other small activities that can attract people to the stadium area. They had me look into what other stadiums have on the outside and I did not really come up with much. They were looking at some potential park equipment that children would enjoy, but I never heard back if they were going forward with that grant or now.
One of the biggest and more important things I did was help make some pretty significant budget decisions with some of the research I conducted. I did about two weeks’ worth of research on a project that presented to the City Council and the information I provided helped save the city lots of