The only grant-writing book you'll ever need / Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox
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Fifth edition.
xix, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Revised edition of the authors' The only grant-writing book you'll ever need, 2014.
Funders roundtable I: Grantsmanship and the funding environment -- Part I. Prerequisites : Who am I (and what in the world do I want to do?) -- Wait a second: What is a grant ... and where do I get one? -- Making (dollars and) sense of grant-application packages: what grantmakers want -- Getting ready to write a grant proposal : If you're a not-for-profit organization ; If you're a government agency or school district ; If you're an individual grant seeker -- Intangibles: things they never tell you (about proposal writing) -- Founders roundtable II: The "guidelines" roundtable -- Part II. It's finally time to write the proposal : Writing (proposals) with style: 12 basic rules -- Identifying and documenting the need: what problem will a grant fix? -- Goals and objectives: what do you hope to achieve if you get the money? -- Developing and presenting a winning program -- Finding partners and building coalitions (The MOUs that roared) -- The evaluation plan: how can you be sure if your program works? -- The budget: how much will it cost, and is the cost reasonable? -- Sustainability: how will you continue the program when the grant funds run out? (and you'd better not say, "I won't") -- Capacity: proving that you can get the job done -- Front and back: the cover page or cover letter, the abstract, the table of contents, and the appendix -- Funders roundtable III: The "pet peeves" roundtable -- Part III. And after the proposal : The site visit: playing host -- So now you know, what next? -- When grant funding needs a boost, build a business! (Hint: it can be small) -- Funders roundtable IV: The "what do I do now?" roundtable -- Appendix 1: Tips for improving your chances of winning a grant -- Appendix 2: Proposal checklist -- Appendix 3: Glossary -- Appendix 4: Sample grant forms : Common Grant Application Form ; Standard form 424 (SF-424) ; Sample cover page ; Sample letter of inquiry (LOI) ; Sample abstract -- Appendix 5: Notes on some useful websites -- Appendix 6: Answers to pop quizzes.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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