Grant Writing For Dummies: Edition 5

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Learn to:
  • Navigate federal grant databases and apply online for grants
  • Find the most current public and private sector grant opportunities
  • Create strong statements of need
  • Submit applications that meet funders’ expectations

Your comprehensive guide to finding and winning grant monies

Grant writing can be quite daunting, but this complete guide provides you with everything you need to get started with your application right away! Use this resource, including new and updated material, to move through the entire grant-writing process and apply for some of the billions of dollars available from public and private sector sources.

  • Grant writing 101 — get an easy-to-understand introduction to the ins and outs of grants, including who funds them and how to receive them
  • Know what funders want — discover the many grant-making organizations throughout the world and how to tailor your message to what your prospects expect
  • Tug on reviewers’ heartstrings — find out how to tell your story so peer reviewers award your application the maximum number of points
  • The write stuff — explore writing techniques to create powerful, successful applications and proposals that convey your need for grant funding

Go online and find templates for request letters, executive summaries, logic models, budget summary tables, and more

Open the book and find:

  • How to connect with grant-making agencies
  • What goes into a grant submission
  • How to build a great funding plan
  • An overview of the peer review process
  • A helpful checklist to make sure all the pieces are in place
  • How to navigate federal grant websites
  • Compelling words to use in applications
  • Advice on requesting matching funds and other items
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About the author

Dr. Beverly A. Browning, MPA, DBA, is a grant writing course developer who has been consulting in the areas of grant writing, contract bid responses, and organizational development for 23 years. She has assisted clients throughout the United States in receiving awards of more than $100 million.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Mar 5, 2014
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9781118856505
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Nonprofit Organizations & Charities / Fundraising & Grants
Political Science / Public Affairs & Administration
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Your go-to guide for getting that coveted grant

Though hundreds of thousands of grant opportunities exist, finding the right one can be a challenge. Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition offers expert guidance for locating available grants, carefully applying, and ultimately winning a grant. From writing compelling applications to properly adhering to strict guidelines and parameters, it takes the intimidation out of the process and shows you how to increase your ability to get a piece of the billion-dollar pie for your non-profit or for-profit organization. You’ll even have access to sample applications, letters, and budgets online to help you stand out from the competition.

As the amount of established granting foundations increases, so does the amount of money available. But for most grant-seekers, the application process can be long, tedious, and highly competitive. Packed with step-by-step instructions for registering with Grants.gov, up-to-date grant opportunities available via newly created websites and online databases, updated resources and best practices—and more—Grant Writing For Dummies is your all-encompassing guide to navigating the entire grant-writing process.

Find grant opportunities in the public or private sector Create strong statements of need tailored for your prospects Navigate federal regulations Apply for grants online

If you’re ready to create powerful, successful applications and proposals that convey your need for grant funding, help is a page away!

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