As the amount of established granting foundations increases, more money becomes available-but the application process can be long, tedious, and is always highly competitive. "Grant Writing For Dummies" guides you through the entire grant-winning process and helps you stay current with application protocol and new grant opportunities to find a piece of the available $500 billion in government grants.
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"Grant Writing For Dummies" provides you with invaluable guidance and the knowledge and know-how to give yourself the best chance to win grants.