Proposal Writing Effective Grantsmanship

ISBN-10: 1412937752
ISBN-13: 9781412937757
Edition: 3rd 2008
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Description: This book has been updated and revised to help beginning students and grantwriters write an effective proposal, which increases their chances of success. The Third Edition of Proposal Writing: Effective Grantsmanship is not an exhaustive text on  More...

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

This book has been updated and revised to help beginning students and grantwriters write an effective proposal, which increases their chances of success. The Third Edition of Proposal Writing: Effective Grantsmanship is not an exhaustive text on proposal writing; its purpose is to provide a solid foundation upon which to add years of experience to fine-tune grant writing skills. Authors Soraya M. Coley and Cynthia A. Scheinberg de-mystify the grant writing process and provide a guide to writing that is as jargon-free and simple to use as possible. New to the Third Edition Provides greater coherence and logic in the presentation of the chapters : A new organization around The Fundamentals of Proposal Writing; The Three Lens of Proposal Conceptualization; and Writing the Proposal. Includes new topics : New chapters cover Using Technology in Proposal Development and Understanding the Agency and Funding Environment. Offers an accompanying Web site : A student study site helps readers create their own proposals and further develop and practice concepts in the book. Intended Audience This is an excellent guide for beginning grant writers as well as graduate courses such as Grantwriting and Fundraising for Social Work, Social Work Program Planning, and Social Work Administration in the department of social work.

Soraya Moore Coley is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University, Bakersfield. She has over 25 years of academic and administrative experience, as well as extensive community service. She served as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Alliant International University and as Dean of the College of Human Development and Community Service at California State University, Fullerton.

Cynthia Scheinberg is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 24 years of administrative management in non-profit agencies. She has served as the Executive Director of the Coalition for Children, Adolescents and Parents (CCAP) in Orange, California, as Senior Vice President of Clinical Services for Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., and as the Executive Director of New Connections in Concord, California. She has a doctorate in clinical psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Scheinberg also has a part-time private practice in Concord, CA.

Foreword
Preface to the Third Edition
An Orientation to Proposal Writing
Definitions
Types of Grant Applications
Components of a Proposal
The Process of Submitting a Proposal
The Difference Between Grants and Contracts
Organizing the Writing
Writing for an Established Organization or a New Organization
Writing Style and Format
Using Technology in Proposal Development
The Role and Use of Search Engines
Review of Funder's Web Sites
Evaluating Data and Other Information
Electronic Submission of the Proposal
Understanding the Agency, the Community, and the Funder
Understanding the Agency
Understanding the Community
Understanding the Funder
Problem- or Needs-Based Program Development
Understanding the Community Through Data
Understanding Barriers to Service
Program Design and Theoretical Orientations
Conceptualizing Program Ideas
Working with a Collaborative
Sustainability and Institutionalization
Writing the Needs or Problem Statement
Definitions
The Purpose of the Needs/Problem Statement
A Guide to Writing the Needs/Problem Statement
Writing Goals, Objectives and Implementation Plan
Goals and Objectives
Implementation Plan
Writing the Evaluation Plan
The Benefits of Evaluation
Developing an Evaluation Plan
Writing the Evaluation Section
Other Evaluation Considerations
Creating the Budget
Types of Budgets
Budgeting for the First-Time Grant Writer
Other Budgeting Issues
Agency Capability and Finishing Touches
The Agency Capability Statement
Requesting Letters of Support
The Proposal Abstract
The Title and Title Page
The Cover Letter
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Estimating Time
Funding Resource Information
References and Suggested Readings
About the Authors

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