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Grant Writing for Dummies, Second Edition
Author: Beverly A. Browning
ISBN Number: 9780764584169
Publish Date: May 23, 2005
Publisher: For Dummies; 2 edition
Are you writing a grant application for the first time? Maybe you're a veteran fundraiser looking to sharpen your grant writing skills. No matter how experienced you are at writing requests for money, people and organizations are not going to support you just because you're in need.
Grant Writing for Dummies, 2nd Edition shows you the most effective way to compose a grant proposal and get funding from governments, corporations, foundations, and more! This hands-on, step-by-step guide leads you through researching options, dealing with application forms, handling potential sponsors, and getting the money you need.
The #1 grant-writing primer–more than 92,000 copies sold –now revised with over 25 new and updated content
Each year, the federal government dispenses $350 billion in grants, and foundations and corporations offer billions more. Written by a veteran grant consultant whose own firm has generated $70 million in grants for clients, this savvy guide walks novice grant writers through the often complex and confusing grant application process, offering a trove of insider tips, tricks, and techniques that will help get any grant approved. For this extensively revised edition, the author has updated information on grant resources and Web sites and added new content on:
- Applying for nonprofit as well as for-profit grants
- Writing grants for individuals
- Personalizing a grant application
- Preparing a budget
- Profiling personnel and resources
- Developing an action plan
For anyone who needs to raise money but fears getting sunk by the grant-writing process, this guide remains the essential road map to funding success.