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Grant Writing For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback))

by Beverly A. Browning

ISBN 0764584162 / 9780764584169 / 0-7645-8416-2
Publisher For Dummies
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Are you writing a grant application for the first time? Maybe youre 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 youre 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. Revised and up-to-date, this book covers everything you need to know to:

  • Fill out federal grant application kits
  • Win grants from corporations and foundations
  • Gain support from an individual grantor
  • Obtain grants from international funds
  • Meet the review criteria of government grants and contracts
  • Choose the right word to win funds
  • Master cover letters, abstracts, and more
  • Let prospective grantors know your deal
  • Put the finishing touches on your application

Demystifying the process of grant writing, this all-out guide gives you just the facts with no information withheld. Youll get savvy tips on organizing your writing, developing your style, personalizing your requests, and how to handle your rejection and move forward. Also included is a complete example of a grant application narrative. With Grant Writing for Dummies, 2nd Edition, youll be able to craft effective proposals and go for the gold! [via]