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Grant Writing for Dummies

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ISBN-10: 1118013875

ISBN-13: 9781118013878

Edition: 4th 2011

Authors: Beverly A. Browning

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Grant Writing For Dummies, 4th Edition, guides readers through the entire grant-winning process and provides consumers with 25 percent new and updated material in order to stay current with application protocol and new grant opportunities. Updated information includes: How to separate oneself from the pack and secure your grant in a slow, post-recession economy Advice for NGOs (non-government organizations) and NPOs (non-profit organizations) seeking assistance in the non-domestic grant arena A new chapter on applying online for e-grants; identifying which foundations use the online application; and formatting suggestions for a clean and organized e-application. Step-by-step instruction for registering with and using Grants.gov, the largest online federal grant database Using other government-based grant sites that use different application processes than Grants.gov, including the Justice Department and Labor Department Lists and recommendations for up-to-date grant opportunities via newly created Web sites and online databases Strategic writing advice for grant writers during research, program design, and the application process, in order to keep current with the increasing expectations of granting boards A new section on ready-to-use perfect phrases so readers quickly know the right words to use for the three major sections of every successful grant proposal The new edition includes an interactive CD packed with sample materials and proposal templates to get readers started and to help tailor their proposals.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 9/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction
Starting Line Basics for Grant Seekers
Grasping the Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing
Drawing Up Your Road Map to Getting the Bucks
Getting Ready to Write: Knowing What Funders Want
Cultivating Your Grant Prospects
Dipping Your Toes into Government Grants
Wading Through Federal E-Grant Websites
Navigating Foundation and Corporate Funding Websites
Searching Out Grants for Individuals and Businesses
Investigating International Funders
Increasing Your Odds of Winning Grants during Dire Times
Identifying the Best Government Grant Opportunities for Your Agency
Playing by the Rules to Win Points
Using Telling and Selling Words to Write a Compelling Application
Writing Winning Proposals
Crafting the Supporting Documents
Conveying Your Capabilities
Stating Your Needs: Relating Your Best Worst
Presenting the Big Picture: Program Design and Accountability
Outlining Your Staff and Resource Availability
Building the Budget for the Program Design
Wrapping Up the Submission and Following Up
Finalizing Your Application
Staying Organized in Your Application Follow-Up
Keeping the Ball Rolling, Win or Lose
Reaching Out to Corporations for Cash and Donations
The Part of Tens
Ten Tips for Weathering Hard Times
Ten Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Receiving Funding
A Complete Example of a Grant Application Narrative
About the CD
Index