The First-Time Grantwriter's Guide to Success
In any organization that is alive with creative ideas, funding is a constant problem. Finding ways to support new programmes without cutting back on existing services can seem impossible to school districts whose budgets tighten annually. Therefore, finding a resource for funding outside of limited budgets is crucial; grants can provide that resource. Grant money is available for just about anything, if you know where to look and how to write the proposal. The First-Time Grantwriter′s Guide to Success is a broadly applicable book that can be used by anyone assembling any grant proposal. While the book focuses on US Department of Education grants, it examines the common selection criteria applied by the majority of governmental departments, and includes portions of actual grant applications as examples.
The First-Time Grantwriter′s Guide to Success is a complete reference to grant funding. The book includes multiple examples, as well as first hand experiences, failures, and successes. The author Cynthia Knowles provides readers with detailed information to navigate the process, from research, to writing, to submitting the final proposal. She includes a complete glossary of statute terms, forms and figures to assist readers in organization and planning, and a list of alternative grantwriting resources.
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Wheres the Money?
1 Primary Sources of Funding Information
4 Private Corporate and Foundation Funding
A First Look at the Application Package
Write to Your Audience
1 Technical Review Form
Goals and Objectives
1 Proposed Staff Distribution
1 Data Collection Timeline
Commitment and Capacity
1 Sample Table of Contents
Writing an Abstract