The complete book of grant writing : learn to write grants like a professional / Nancy Burke Smith and E. Gabriel Works
Book | Sourcebooks | 2012
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310 p. ; 28 cm.
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Includes index.
Contents
Ch.1 Grantmakers and grantseekers
What is a grant? -- What is a grant proposal? -- Who qualifies for grants? -- Who writes grants? -- What do grants fund? -- Two approaches to grantseeking
Ch.2 Reactive grantseeking
What is reactive grantseeking? -- Who makes grants via RFP? -- Winning reactive grant proposals -- Requests for proposals (RFPs) -- The grantwriter's role in responding to RFPs -- Preproposal requirements -- Learning more
Ch.3 Proactive grantseeking
What is proactive grantseeking? -- Who makes these grants? -- How foundation do business -- Foundations that fund only preselected organizations -- Crafting a proactive grantseeking strategy -- Navigating the world of foundation staffing -- Contacting foundation staff -- Foundation non-negotiables
Ch.4 Thoughtful planning
Planning for sustainability -- Community involvement -- Identifying and involving other organizations
Ch.5 Before you write
Planning the process -- Scheduling to meet the deadline -- Reviewing drafts -- The framework
Ch.6 The five core components of every grant proposal
Executive summary or abstract -- Statement of need or problem -- Project description -- Sample project description narrative -- Evaluation plan -- Learning more -- Budget and bydget narrative -- Writing the budget narrative
Ch.7 Beyond the basics
Collaboration/Partner agencies and their roles -- Interagency agreements -- Management plans -- Staff qualifications -- Similar programs/agencies -- Constituent involvement -- Review of literature -- Sustainability plans -- Organizational history -- Logic models -- Common attachments
Ch.8 The grantwriting craft
Write it well -- Cover letters and abstracts - write them last -- Teamwork - reviewing your proposal -- Presentation -- Filling out forms -- Submitting your proposal -- Summary tips for writing grant proposals
Ch.9 Individualizing your proposals by type of project
Capital grant -- Challenge grant -- Capacity-building grant -- Sustainability grant -- Demonstration project -- Operations grant -- Special population project
Ch.10 Grantwriting in different fields of nonprofit practice
Arts organizations -- Medical service organizations -- Educational institutions -- Technology organizations -- Social/Human services organizatiosn -- Local government and services -- Faith-based organizations -- Environmental organizations -- Economic development organizations
Ch.11 While you wait
Due diligence -- Site visits -- Recycling grant proposals -- Continue your research -- When government administrations change -- When foundation staffing, stuctures, or programs change
Ch.12 Yes or no
You go the grant! -- Grant agreements -- Progress reports -- Sorry, your proposal was not funded
Ch.13 Professional grantwriting
Is this the life for you? -- Certification -- Licensing and registration -- Building your grantwriting business -- Grantwriting with integrity -- The grantwriter's scope of involvement
Summary
Grant writing is an intricate process, and any bits of misinformation or formatting errors can be the deciding factors when it comes to allotting money. 'The Complete Book of Grant Writing' is a must-have reference if you're seeking funding through grants-government grants, foundation grants, specialty grants, taking a grant writing class or course, and more. Professional grant writer Nancy Burke Smith and philanthropy consultant and grant maker E. Gabriel Works unveil the secrets behind how to find and successfully apply for grants.
19.00 CMM (99-CMM-9)
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