Grassroots Grants An Activist's Guide to Grantseeking

ISBN-10: 0787965782
ISBN-13: 9780787965785
Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)
Authors: Andy Robinson
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Book details

List price: $45.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

In the revised second edition of the bestselling guide to grantseeking, author and activist Andy Robinson walks you through the challenges of incorporating grants into a complete fundraising program, using grant proposals as organizing plans, designing fundable projects, building proposals piece by piece, and fostering effective communication with funders who support the activist community. This updated edition keeps pace with the changing times and contains all new budgets and model proposals, interviews with funders from the grassroots community and timely information about grantseeking on the Internet.

List of Exhibits, Exercises, and Worksheets
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Author
The Contributors
Up from the Grassroots: The Evolution of Grants and Grantseeking
The Expanding Philanthropic Sector
A Different Set of Circumstances: Economy, Politics, Technology
Grantmaking: An Experiment in Democracy?
Funders Don't Act the Way They Used to Act
What Grants Will Get You ... and What They Won't
Who's Got the Money?
The Downside: Ten Ways That Grants Can Drive You Crazy
The Upside: Ten Ways That Grants Can Benefit Your Work
How Grants Fit into a Complete Fundraising Strategy
Why People (and Funders) Give Away Their Money
Who Gets the Money? Criteria for Giving
Foundation Culture
The Grant Proposal as Organizing Plan
Building the Case for Support
Programs, Projects, and Campaigns
General Support Grants
Designing Fundable Projects: The Grantwriter as Feasibility Tester
Involving Your Coworkers, Your Allies, Your Neighbors
How Much Money? Developing Budgets for Grant-Funded Projects
Finding Funders
Do Your Homework!
Follow the Guidelines
Sleuthing
Using Computer Resources and Web Searches
Doing Library Research
Studying the Current Guidelines
Building Peer-to-Peer Relationships with Grantmakers
Leveling the Playing Field
Grantmaking: It's a Job
Are We Partners or What? The Value of Honesty
Pick Up the Telephone
Honor the Gatekeepers
How to Meet Grantmakers
Donor-Directed Grants
Letters of Inquiry
Be Professional, Be Patient
Creating Your Proposal, Piece by Piece
The Value (or Not) of Good Writing
Should You Hire an Outside Grantwriter?
Layout: Creating a Good-Looking Proposal
The Components of a Grant Proposal
A Tour Through Four Winning Proposals
Urban Garden Resources of Worcester (UGROW)
Hate Free Zone Campaign of Washington
Supportive Parents Information Network (SPIN)
Wildlands Project
Creative Ways to Leverage Your Grants
Matching and Challenge Grants
In-Kind Donations
Program-Related Investments and Loans
Successful Grants Administration
Record Keeping and Reporting
Managing Grant Money
The Value of Honesty, Revisited
Your Mother Was Right: The Value of Good Manners
The Grantseeker's Guide to Surviving and Thriving
Dealing with Rejection
Diversifying Your Funding
Using Your Time and Energy Effectively
The Perfect Organization
Useful Publications
Grant Database Tools
Raising Money from Faith-Based Grant Programs
Legal Issues for Nonprofit Advocates
Sharing Grants: A Strategy for Collaborative Fundraising
References
Index

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