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

ISBN-10: 1412960002

ISBN-13: 9781412960007

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: Charles M. Achilles, Ernest W. Brewer

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"The authors introduce very valuable ideas and strategies with tips and guidelines that can make every grant proposal successful." Joen Hendricks-Painter, Educational Consultant "There are helpful tips throughout the book. The documentation included was very useful, as was the comprehensive listing of sources and Internet sites." Sharon Weber, Principal Punxsutawney Area School District, PA Find the money you need for research and programs that count! Grantwriting can be frustrating and exasperating, or it can be a fulfilling part of the school funding process. In this fifth edition of their bestseller, nationally-recognized experts Ernest W. Brewer and Charles M. Achilles put their $150 million in grantwriting experience to work for all educators. An in-depth resource with an easy-to-understand format, Finding Funding brings the reader up-to-date with 120 newly researched Web sites to help grant seekers be more efficient and effective at writing successful government, foundation, and private grants. The authors focus on four main phases of grantwriting and administration: exploring grants, writing proposals, implementing programs and managing acquired funds, and closing out funded projects. Their winning formula can help you surpass the competition by: Finding people and organizations with money Targeting proposals effectively Meeting the requirements of funding agencies to obtain the funding you need This comprehensive guide offers educators and administrators proven ideas, resources, and valuable data to use in finding grant money for schools, community agencies, districts, or even classrooms!
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List price: $44.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 12/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596

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;

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.

List of Table
List of Figures
About the Authors
About the Contributors
Exploring the Grants World
Unraveling the Mystique in Grant Applications
How to Explore Grant Possibilities in Education
Using the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulation
Using the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
Using the Internet to Access Funding Resources
The Hub of Federal Grants:
Writing Grant Proposals
What Are the Components of a Proposal?
Components of a Foundation Proposal
Writing a Federal Grant Proposal
Helpful Hints From Proposal Writing Professionals
Reviewing a Funded Proposal
Submitting a Grant Electronically
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
Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations Examples
State Points of Contact (SPOC)
Glossary of Terms
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