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A comprehensive guide to locating and winning available grants

Grant Writing For Dummies guides you through the entire grant-writing process and helps you apply for some of the billions of dollars available in government and private sector grants. If you're new to the grant-writing process or have applied for grants in the past but had difficulties, Grant Writing For Dummies shows you how to separate yourself from the pack and secure your grant in a slow, post-recession economy.

  • Grant writing 101 — get an easy-to-understand introduction to the ins and outs of grants, from what they are and who funds them to who's qualified to request and receive them

  • Know your prospects — discover the many worldwide grant-making organizations, including government, foundation, and corporate grant makers, and how you can seek and find grants for organizations and individuals

  • Increase your odds — find out how to tell your story so peer reviewers award your application the maximum number of points

  • Get the write stuff — learn how to write powerful applications and proposals that successfully convey your need for grant funding

Open the book and find:

  • Ways to match grant needs to available bucks

  • How to navigate federal e-grant websites

  • The skinny on international grants

  • The resources you should use when applying for a government grant

  • Lists of compelling words to include in a must-read application

  • A helpful checklist to make sure all the pieces are in place

  • Tips for weathering hard times

Bonus CD Includes

  • Templates, forms, and checklists

  • Examples of budget charts and request letters

  • Links to Regional Association of Grantmakers websites

  • A sample grant application narrative

Learn to:

  • Navigate federal grant databases and apply online for e-grants

  • Find the most current government and private grant opportunities

  • Submit applications that meet funders' expectations

Use forms, templates, and checklists on the CD-ROM to streamline the writing process

About the Author

Dr. Beverly A. Browning, MPA, DBA, has been consulting in the areas of grant writing, contract bid requests, and organizational development for almost four decades. She has helped clients throughout the United States win more than a combined $350 million in grant monies.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 4 edition (September 13, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118013875
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118013878
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #325,378 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

As Vice President of Grant Professional Services, Dr. Bev Browning shares her extensive knowledge and success with eCivis customers. She brings four decades of grant expertise that includes grant writing, contract bid responses, and organizational development. She is the author of dozens of grants-related publications, including Grant Writing For Dummies™ and Grant Writing for Educators. Dr. Browning holds an honorary doctorate in Business Administration from Bridgewater University, a Master's in Public Administration from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor's in the Management of Human Resources from Spring Arbor College. She is a member of the Grant Professionals Association and has been a frequent presenter at their national conferences. Dr. Browning has won more than $400 million in grant and contract bid awards. She is also a course developer for www.ed2go.com and teaches Advanced Proposal Writing and Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant to thousands of students annually in her online classes. Dr. Browning also teaches Federal Grant Writing 101 on udemy.com.

if you've been writing grant proposals for five or more years, I'd like to invite you to join my database of available independent contractors. Email me and I'll send you a form; I'll also need your most recent resume and list of grant awards you've won in the past 24 months.

bbrowning@ecivis.com

Dr. Beverly A. Browning (Dr. Bev)
Vice President
Grants Professional Services
eCivis, Inc.

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This book is loaded with great information and tools for everyone to benefit from. It will guide you through the right steps to get the grants. If you are a newbie to how grant writing works, or need to fill in some gaps, look no further. This book will get you started and dump you right where you need to be to get awarded.
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This book is so full of valuable information. It has information that I did not find in any other book. However, I thought that since it was for dummies, it was be a snap to read. It wasn't as easy to read, but it was excellent. I also think it will be good as a reference book. It is recommended for some of the grant writing classes that I found on the internet. I am also planning to take her class online.

Writers need this book because it has information that may not be found in most of the books. Therefore, I would recommend it for all grant writers to make their collections complete.

I also brought her book "Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals.
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As a Dr. Bev supporter, friend and grant professional colleague, Butler-Consulting.com finds this 4th edition of "Grant Writing for Dummies" informative, instructive and useful for beginners and seasoned grant seekers! I plan to use it for a graduate course that I am teaching at a local university! Dr. Bev RULES! Thanks and blessings, Linda G. Butler, MSW, ACSW, LISW-S
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This book opened my eyes to a whole new world. If you are planning to start an at home business, consider grant writing!
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This book has been a fantastic resource in my attempt to better understand the field of grant writing. It describes in great detail, the process of grant writing as well as the key aspects that you need to know. Great product.
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As a nonprofit, this is a great resource to guide someone who has no experience in writing grants for their organization. I really appreciate the CD with sample templates.
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Plenty of basic information in an easy to read format. Found that some of the information was out-of-date and didn't apply to today's competitive grantseeking environment.
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By Harmony on January 6, 2012
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This book have some great information for writing grants, it's very well detailed and easy to follow. You can take it to your workplace and read it during your break time. Especially if you do not have the spare time to read it at home, like myself. I am very happy to have this book, because I thought writing a grant was much more complicated. It's not, you will be surprised.
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