Grant Writing For Dummies
Beverly A. Browning
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Navigate federal grant databases and apply online forgrantsFind the most current public and private sector grantopportunitiesCreate strong statements of needSubmit applications that meet funders’ expectations
Your comprehensive guide to finding and winning grantmonies
Grant writing can be quite daunting, but this complete guideprovides you with everything you need to get started with yourapplication right away! Use this resource, including new andupdated material, to move through the entire grant-writing processand apply for some of the billions of dollars available from publicand private sector sources.
Grant writing 101 — get an easy-to-understandintroduction to the ins and outs of grants, including who fundsthem and how to receive themKnow what funders want — discover the many grant-makingorganizations throughout the world and how to tailor your messageto what your prospects expectTug on reviewers’ heartstrings — find out how totell your story so peer reviewers award your application themaximum number of pointsThe write stuff — explore writing techniques to createpowerful, successful applications and proposals that convey yourneed for grant funding
Go online and find templates for request letters, executivesummaries, logic models, budget summary tables, and more
Open the book and find:
How to connect with grant-making agenciesWhat goes into a grant submissionHow to build a great funding planAn overview of the peer review processA helpful checklist to make sure all the pieces are inplaceHow to navigate federal grant websitesCompelling words to use in applicationsAdvice on requesting matching funds and other items