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Completely revised and updated, this new edition contains:
A collection of new illustrative examples
Exercises that incorporate the storytelling approach
Suggestions for planning and hosting successful site visits
A helpful example of a full narrative proposal
Information about how the storytelling approach applies to otherfundraising communications such as appeal letters and casestatements
Praise for the Second Edition of Storytelling forGrantseekers
"Clarke's book is easy to read and follow, and her contentionthat grantmakers will be persuaded by a compelling story thatdemonstrates both knowledge of program and need for funding isspot-on."
—Catherine Fisher, trustee, The Thomas J. LongFoundation
"Cheryl Clarke breaks down the steps of writing a successfulgrant proposal and makes the entire process as natural as that ofsharing the story of all the good work that our organizations do inthe world."
—Dorotea Reyna, director of development, CaliforniaInstitute of Integral Studies
"I recommend her book to all my students."
—Vivienne French, parttime faculty, Truckee MeadowsCommunity College, Reno, Nevada
"My first edition is worn out from good use."
—Jean Therrien, executive director, NeighborhoodFamily Practice
I loved this book. It was interesting and full of writing information to make the proposals more interesting. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Betty J. Thomas
This is a really good book. Informative, full of helpful, up-to-date information that you can use. Using her ideas, I've gotten great feedback on what I've written.Published 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is the second time I am reading this wonderful guide to grantwriting. It's an excellent resource for grant writers, fundraisers and other nonprofit professionals seeking... Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Michele Khateri
I have been in NPO development for almost 30 years. I have shelves of "how to" fundraising books. Actually, I need to say I "had" shelves of fundraising books, now I have family... Read morePublished on September 28, 2012 by Leslie C. Davies
I honestly only bought this book for a class I'm taking this semester and I haven't even opened it yet. I've heard good things about it, but we haven't needed it at all yet. Read morePublished on February 16, 2011 by shellebelle119