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Title:
Grant writing for dummies / by Beverly A. Browning.
Call Number:
658.15224 BRO 2011
Publication Date:
c2011.
Edition:
4th ed.
Publisher:
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2011.
Physical Description:
xxii, 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Notes:
CD-ROM includes templates, forms, and checklists; examples of budget charts and request letters; Links to Regional Association of Grantmakers websites; and a sample grant application narrative.

Includes index.

CD-ROM system requirements for PC: PC with Pentium or faster processor ; Microsoft Windows 98 or later ; at least 32 MB of RAM ; CD-ROM drive ; monitor capable of displaying at least 256 colors or grayscale ; Adobe Reader.

CD-ROM system requirements for MAC: Mac OS computer with a 68040 or faster processor ; Mac OS system software 7.6.1 or later ; at least 32 MB of RAM ; CD-ROM drive ; monitor capable of displaying at least 256 colors or grayscale ; Adobe Reader.
Contents:
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 ; Staring 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 -- Appendix A. A complete example of a grant application narrative.
Summary:
This book guides you through the entire grant-writing process and helps you apply for some of the billions of dollars available in government and private sector grants.
Horizon Bib Number:
1312403
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