The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2010 - Business & Economics - 696 pages
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This book is designed to help nonprofit organizations craft proposals for grants from foundations, companies, and government agencies. Ellen Karsh, a writer and former director of the Mayor's Office of Grants Administration, in New York, and Arlen Sue Fox, associate executive director for development at Sunnyside Community Services, also in New York, significantly update this edition from 2005 by including interviews with grant makers about how the current economic crisis is affecting their giving and how grant seekers can improve their chances of garnering support.
 

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User Review  - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing

This had a lot of great information about how grant makers decide how to allocated funds and how to put a proposal together. I would have liked a little more info on how to present the organization's ... Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

I'm sorry to report that this book did not lead me by the hand to a huge grant for making art with beads. Or even one enabling me to loll around reading books all day. It was quite informative and clearly written, however, and I gained a fair bit of understanding of the grant process. Read full review

Contents

PREREQUISITES xv FUNDERS ROUNDTABLE ECONOMIC SUMMIT
1
Get One?
18
Foundations of Proposal Writing 141 PART II ITS FINALLY TIME TO WRITE THE PROPOSAL
145
Page
178
Problem Will a Grant Fix?
208
Program When the Grant Funds Run Out? and Youd Better
323
AND AFTER THE PROPOSAL
406
APPENDICES
451
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
625
Back Cover Material
631
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Ellen Karsh was director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Grants Administration for both Giuliani and Bloomberg, and has developed grants for the New York City Board of Education. She has won tens of millions of dollars in grants for the city. Arlen Sue Fox spent ten years as the director of research, planning, and evaluation with the New York City Human Rights Commission and tweleve years as a consultant in research, evaluation, and proposal writing for nonprofit organizations.

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