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Finding Funding Grantwriting from Start to Finish, Including Project Management and Internet Use

ISBN-10: 0761977988

ISBN-13: 9780761977988

Edition: 4th 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Ernest W. Brewer, Charles M. Achilles, Jay R. Fuhriman, Connie Hollingsworth, Connie H. Bronson

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Updated Edition of Best Seller! "Finding Funding succeeds as the most coherent, instructive volume of its kind. It is highly recommended for school system leaders, especially grants administrators, new project coordinators, and grantwriters." Philip A. Nathan School Administrator This latest edition of the best-selling Finding Funding brings the reader up to date with the ever-changing technology and strategies of writing successful government, foundation, and private grants. The fourth edition has undergone some major changes but still retains its user-friendly format and easy readability. New or updated sections include: Up-to-date telephone numbers, addresses, and Web sites New chapterComponents of a Private Foundation Proposal New chapterHelpful Hints From Grantwriting Professionals Current information on programs available through the Catalog of Federal Dosmestic Assistance Latest listings of centers and labs funded by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement New index of terms used in the book With this latest information, the authors focus on the same winning strategy as the previous best-selling editionsfind people and organizations with money, target proposals effectively, and understand how to traverse the various terrains of funding agencies to find and obtain the funding you need. This book is an absolute necessity for any educator interested in winning grants for research, programs, or special projects.
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 1/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Ernest W. Brewer is Professor and Principal Investigator/Director in the Department of Human Resource Development and Department Head of Child and Family Studies at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). He is currently servinig as the Principal Investigator/Project Director of six federally funded grants.

Charles M. Achilles is Professor of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Eastern Michigan University (EMU). He received his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Rochester and worked briefly at the (former) U.S. Office of Education, for 21 years at the Bureau of Educational Research and Service, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for 6 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and since 1994 at EMU. nbsp;

Jay R. Fuhriman is Professor of Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language at Boise State University, Boise, Idaho. He currently directs two undergraduate and one graduate program in bilingual education/ESL. He earned his doctorate degree from Texas A&M University (formerly Texas A&I) in Kingsville, TX, in Curriculum and Instruction and worked as a consultant and teacher prior to joining the teaching staff in 1977.nbsp;

Preface
About the Authors
Introduction
Exploring in the Grants World
Unraveling the Mystique in Grant Applications
How to Explore Grant Possibilities in Education
Using the Federal Register (FR) and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Using the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CDFA)
Using the Internet to Access Funding Resources
Writing Grant Proposals
What Are the Components of a Proposal?
Components of a Foundation Proposal
Writing a Proposal
Helpful Hints from Grantwriting Professionals
Reviewing a Funded Proposal
Understanding How Grants Are Awarded
The Players and Their Roles in the Process
Implementing, Operating, and Terminating a Project
Implementing a Funded Project
Understanding EDGAR and GPRA
Understanding Site Visits and Audits
Closing Out a Project
Bibliography
Abbreviations
State Points of Contact (SPOC)
Glossary of Terms
Index