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Grant Writing For Dummies Paperback – September 13, 2011
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From the Back Cover
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
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
Top Customer Reviews
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.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Grant Writing for Dummies, 4th edition, is a wealth of information, so well presented and very thorough. I recommend this edition to anyone who is truly interested in the subject. Read morePublished 5 months ago by eveningdawn
It seems to be the right choice only if one is interested in starting a non-profit business. Grants are very difficult to obtain to start. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kelly
It did not have the information necessary to simplify grant writing and or proposals. needs to stream lined and more references on sites and entities for grants for individuals and... Read morePublished on May 23, 2014 by C.W.
This book is great for starters! It's so easy to read, even a caveman can do it. I highly recommend!Published on May 11, 2014 by JUDY L. MOORE
A lot of money for information that's basically updated from some old thinking. Maybe a new writer who has written grants in today's cut-throat atmosphere will be an improvement. Read morePublished on May 6, 2014 by Avid reader