Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets

ISBN-10: 0786717548

ISBN-13: 9780786717545

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Ellen Karsh, Arlen Sue Fox

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction to the Second Edition
Who Am I? (and What in the World Do I Want to Do?)
Wait a Second-What Is a Grant ... and Where Do I Get One?
A Note on Disaster Funding
Making (Dollars and) Sense of Grant-Application Packages: What Grantmakers Want
Getting Ready to Write a Grant Proposal
If You're a Not-for-Profit Organization ...
If You're a Government Agency or School District ...
If You're an Individual Grant Seeker ...
Funders Roundtable I
It's Finally Time to Write the Proposal
Foundations of Proposal Writing
Writing (Proposals) with Style: Twelve Basic Rules
Writing (Proposals) with Style: Tackling the Blank Page
Identifying and Documenting the Need: What Problem Will a Grant Fix?
Goals and Objectives: What Do You Hope to Achieve If You Get the Money?
Developing and Presenting a Winning Program
Finding Partners and Building Coalitions (The MOUs That Roared)
The Evaluation Plan: How Can You Be Sure If Your Program Worked?
The Budget: How Much Will It Cost ... and Is the Cost Reasonable?
Sustainability: How Will You Continue the Program When the Grant Funds Run Out? (and You'd Better Not Say, "I Won't!")
Capacity: Proving That You Can Get the Job Done
Front and Back: The Cover Page or Cover Letter, the Abstract, the Table of Contents, and the Appendix
Funders Roundtable II
And After the Proposal ...
The Site Visit-Playing Host
So Now You Know-What Next?
Funders Roundtable III
50 Tips for Improving Your Chances of Winning a Grant
Proposal Checklist
Sample Grant Forms
Washington (D.C.) Area Common Grant Application Format
Federal Cover Page, Form SF-424
Sample Cover Letter
Sample Letter of Inquiry (LOI)
Sample Abstract
Representative List of Community Foundations
Regional Associations of Grantmakers (RAGs)
Answers to Pop Quizzes
About the Authors
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