Grant Writing for Dummies

Grant Writing for Dummies

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Praise for Grant Writing For Dummies "The book's easy-to-use format, thorough approach, and clear and experienced advice make it seem as if Browning is providing a one-on-one tutorial." ?Arlene Krebs, President of New Orbit Communications "Takes the intimidation out of the grant writing process...Be prepared for the thrill, excitement, and relief of having your project funded." ?Vanessa Buhs, CEO, Renaissance West Inc., a grant writing/grant management firm Inside tips from a pro who's won USD40 million in grants The fun and easy way to get funding from governments, corporations, and foundations Whether you're a first-time grant writer or a veteran fundraiser, putting together a grant proposal can be a daunting task. Relax! This friendly insider's guide shows you step-by-step how to research your options, deal with application forms, give prospective funders the specifics they're looking for ? and get the money you need. Discover how to: Get the scoop on government grants Go for the gold with multiple grant requests Make the case for your grant request Use words that make funders say "yes" Recycle a rejected proposal Get smart! www dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers
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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 185.4 x 231.1 x 12.7mm | 498.96g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • illustrations, index
  • 0764553070
  • 9780764553073

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Powering Up with Grant Basics. Chapter 1: Getting Smart, Getting Money. Chapter 2: Searching for Government Grants. Chapter 3: Federal Grant Application Kits and Tidbits. Chapter 4: Using a Funding Plan to Raise Your Hit Rate. Chapter 5: Harvesting Critical Information on Foundations and Corporations. Chapter 6: Talking the Talk of Grant Writing. PART II: Understanding the Rules of the Grants Game. Chapter 7: Preparing for Review Criteria of Government (and Other) Grants. Chapter 8: Writing to Meet the Review Criteria of Government Grants. Chapter 9: Words that Work and Win Grant Funds. PART III: Putting Together Your Grant Application. Chapter 10: Fashioning the Little Essentials: Cover Letters, Abstracts, and Such. Chapter 11: Putting the Spotlight on Your Organization. Chapter 12: Conveying Your Need for Grant Funds. Chapter 13: Demonstrating How Grant Funds Will Be Used: The Plan of Action. Chapter 14: Profiling Personnel, Resources, and Equity. Chapter 15: Writing the Evaluation Plan Section of the Narrative. Chapter 16: Presenting the Budget. PART IV: Reaching the Finish Line with Your Grant Application. Chapter 17: Counting Down to Deadline: What to Check before Launch. Chapter 18: Submitting Your Information Electronically. Chapter 19: Cleaning Up and Following Up. Chapter 20: Win or Lose How to Play the Next Card. Chapter 21: Using a Letter to Ask for Goods or Services. Chapter 22: Exploring for International Funds. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Personalize Your Request. Chapter 24: Ten Grant Writing No-Nos. Chapter 25: Ten Data Collection Tips. Chapter 26: Ten Tips for Organizing Your Writing. Chapter 27: Ten Tips for Handling a Rejection Letter. Appendix: Two Complete Examples of Grant Application Narratives. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About Beverly A. Browning

Bev Browning's grants consulting firm, Bev Browning & Associates, has a 90 percent success rate and has secured more than $40 million in grants for its clients since 1986.
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