Posted by So confused on .
I really need someone to explain this question to me please!
Brainstorm ideas for alternative funding for the program you selected from Appendix B. Search the Internet or contact local human services organizations for ideas on obtaining nontraditional funding.
Post a 200- to 300-word response that describes your plan to obtain nontraditional funding for your program.
HSM 270 -
To me, non-traditional funding means finding grants to apply for that are NOT from any government. (That's just me!)
To find grants to apply for you can search the Internet AND ask for help from your library's research librarian. Libraries these days subscribe to enormous research databases, and they can be more useful than Internet searches. Ask your librarian if you have acces
For Internet searching:
At this webpage, you can go immediately to the search sites (first three columns across the top) -- or even better you can scroll down until you see the section called HOW TO SEARCH THE INTERNET. Those are the links to start with. You'll not only learn how to come up with good search terms, but also how to evaluate the webpages you get as results. Some will be good and others will be garbage. You need to know how to tell the difference.
My favorite way to search is to go to Google's advanced search page http://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl=en and put my search words or phrases into the first or second search box (either "all the words" or "exact phrase").
Learning to use Google or other search engines can save you time and help you learn to find information efficiently. Here are some websites that can teach you how:
... and one to help you judge whether a particular website's information is worth your time: