Compete Successfully for Shrinking Funding Dollars
In the existing climate of increased competition for reduced funding dollars, writing a winning grant proposal is essential.
Get the answers to your most troublesome questions. Drawing on over 60 years of experience in the field, authors Dr. Mary Hall, and Susan Howlett take you step by step, through this complex and sometimes frustrating process. Everything is covered, from current trends in funding to all the nuts and bolts necessary for writing a successful proposal.
By illustrating points with clear examples, incorporating checklists, a teaching guide for instructors, and other useful tools to keep you on track, the 4th Edition of Getting Funded continues to be the definitive reference on writing grant proposals available today.
You will learn how to:
Test the appeal of your idea
Measure your organization's capability to carry out what it proposes
Research and develop your idea
Select the most promising funding sources
Construct your proposal from abstract to budget, using proven management planning procedures.
Present and negotiate your proposal
Prepare for a subsequent round of funding
Who Should Use Getting Funded?
Everyone responsible for raising funds:
Social service program personnel
Nonprofit organization development personnel
Graduate students involved in dissertation planning
Everyone who oversees organizations involved in fundraising:
Elected and appointed officials
Nonprofit organization board members and executives
Research and project directors
Everyone who plans and seeks support for new programs or ventures:
Public sector administrators proposing new programs
Private sector managers proposing new ideas or initiatives
What's new in this edition?
Web resources and numerous helpful checklists
A brand new section for instructors teaching proposal writing including a sample syllabus for 11-week and 3-week courses and suggested assignments for each chapter
More guidance and examples for small organizations in addition to larger, more sophisticated applicants