Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Writing Successful Grant Proposals

With clear, concise instructions, this book demystifies grant proposal writing, from the initial development phase, to the writing and submissions phase, to the grant award phase, to the final delivery of project results phase.

Author: Ellen W. Gorsevski

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789463003902

Category: Education

Page: 70

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The Teaching Writing series publishes user-friendly writing guides penned by authors with publishing records in their subject matter. Most grants books—often hundreds of pages long—make grant writing seem too intimidating, but Gorsevski gets to the heart of the process. In simple steps, Writing Successful Grant Proposals highlights key things savvy proposal writers do to attract and secure prospective funders. With clear, concise instructions, this book demystifies grant proposal writing, from the initial development phase, to the writing and submissions phase, to the grant award phase, to the final delivery of project results phase. This small but mighty guide shares with readers effective strategies for adapting proposals to meet diversity, digital, and other evolving 21st Century constraints of grant review, offering pointers for staying on-task, getting the proposed project done on time and under budget, plus many other insider tips for smoothly navigating through the grants process. This handy guidebook is designed to help academics, non-profits, ‘creatives,’ and entrepreneurs to write successful grant proposals. “This little book gets quickly to the important points. Even better, Dr. Gorsevski has been around the grant-writing block a few times herself. She's giving honest answers and pragmatic advice. This is all the stuff you really need to know!” – Dale Cyphert, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration, University of Northern Iowa “Finally! A savvy book on grants that speaks to large social concerns of peace, environment, justice and multiple audiences. Gorsevski's book is a much needed resource for agency, academic and volunteer leaders alike regarding the do's and don'ts of dealing with diverse donors and RFPs.” – George A. Lopez, Hesburgh Professor of Peace Studies Emeritus, University of Notre Dame, and former Vice-President of the US Institute of Peace/div /divEllen W. Gorsevski, Ph.D., shares her experience in writing successful grant proposals in private sector think tanks and contracting firms and in public sector teaching and research. She is author of books on persuasive communication, including Peaceful Persuasion: The Geopolitics of Nonviolent Rhetoric (SUNY Press, 2004) and Dangerous Women: The Rhetoric of the Women Nobel Peace Laureates (Troubador Publishing, Ltd, 2014)./div
Categories: Education

Grant Writing

Grant Writing

Grant Writing For Beginners!The Right Way To Write Successful Grant Proposals & Start Raising FundsAre You Ready To Learn ALL About Grant Writing? If So You've Come To The Right Place...Here's A Preview Of What This Book Contains.

Author: Stewart Mead

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 154235725X

Category:

Page: 84

View: 187

Grant Writing For Beginners! The Right Way To Write Successful Grant Proposals & Start Raising Funds Are You Ready To Learn ALL About Grant Writing? If So You've Come To The Right Place... Here's A Preview Of What This Book Contains... An Introduction To Grants So What Actually Is A Grant? What Grantmakers Want The Keys to Writing a Great Grant Proposal Non-Profit Grant Application Writing For Profit Grant Application Writing Stages of Grant Acceptance Coming Back from Failure And Much, Much More!
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Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations

Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations

This book is a user-friendly basic grant writing guide. It eliminates intimidation and fears. Practice workbook exercises will help build your confidence. Relax and enjoy the journey. Get motivated and excited!

Author: Carolyn M. Driver Ma

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781452065540

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 629

Jumpstart Your Vision! See the Vision! Believe the vision! Write the Vision! Do the Vision! "Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations" A grant proposal is a written document that discusses a proposed plan of projects or programs that are presented to prospective funders. The book explains how to define the purpose, goals, objectives, vision, and mission statements of the organization. The book also explains how to write a compelling grant proposal that states the real problem with clarity and also how to write a convincing needs statement to persuade funders to invest in your organization. This book is a user-friendly basic grant writing guide. It eliminates intimidation and fears. Practice workbook exercises will help build your confidence. Relax and enjoy the journey. Get motivated and excited! Look forward to writing a successful winning grant proposal. This book is a basic guide for beginner grant proposal writers for non-profit organizations. It includes eighteen chapters that discuss and explains the following topics: . Introduction to writing grant proposals for non-profit organizations . The grant writing preparation process. What you will need . Applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status for nonprofit organizations . State goals and objectives for your project or program . Define your vision, purpose, and mission . How to write a letter of intent to funders . How to write your compelling statement of need . How to establish a relationship with funders . Method component . Evaluation component. Understanding the evaluation criteria for funding . Program development . Capability Statement . Budget component- Sample of cost effective budget . How to develop a grant writing team . Sustainability component. How to maintain funding . Executive summary. Discuss the real problem for funding . How to submit your grant proposal to funders . The funder's decision, How to turn your "No into Yes" . Funding resources. Where to seek funding . Legal documents needed to be considered a nonprofit organization. . This book includes a glossary of terms used by grant writers in the field. . Packaging and delivery of proposal. Timing counts- A checklist is provided Workbook exercises are included in some of the chapters to assist the grant writer with some hands on experience. Some of the major components of a successful grant proposal are to write a grant that has clear goals and objectives as well as a well developed planned program or project that the funder can clearly understand. The funder and the grant seeker interests should match. This guidebook will give the grant writer suggestions, recommendations, and ideas for writing a compelling winning grant proposal to increase chances of getting funding. Get started! Dreams do come true! You can be a winner!! Stay the course! Good luck!!"
Categories: Business & Economics

Winning Grants Step by Step

Winning Grants Step by Step

Previous Praise for Winning Grants Step by Step "Warning: this book works.

Author: Tori O'Neal-McElrath

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118662021

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

View: 554

Previous Praise for Winning Grants Step by Step "Warning: this book works. It provokes you to ask the rightquestions, hand-holds you through practical exercises, and offers amap that includes paths to develop strategic relationships withfunders." —E. Eduardo Romero, Nonprofit Roundtable "Winning Grants Step by Step is a very practical A-to-Z resourcethat speaks to the importance of staying focused on your missionevery step of the way. The third edition is artfully updated withwords of wisdom from grantmakers themselves, as well as updates onthe latest processes and buzzwords all grantseekers need toknow." —Heather Iliff, Maryland Association of NonprofitOrganizations "With solid advice and clear examples, nonprofit leaders willfind it a page turner!" —Clarence Hauer, senior director, strategy andorganizational development, St. Louis Nonprofit ServicesConsortium "Winning Grants Step by Step is a gift to nonprofitorganizations. The valuable insights and hands-on tools willinstantly make any proposal more competitive." —Alex Carter, Your Nonprofit Coach "Developing great grant proposals is essential for nonprofitleaders. Winning Grants Step by Step provides important guidance tothose who are new to fundraising as well as to anyone who needs arefresher. This new edition of Winning Grants brings updated tipsand vivid examples. As an experienced fundraising consultant, Ibelieve it will help my clients and colleagues alike." —Maria Gitin, CFRE, Maria Gitin & Associates "As an executive director, fundraising is on my mind every day.It's great to have a resource like Winning Grants Step by Step touse and share with my board, staff, and peers." —Deborah Menkart, executive director, Teaching forChange
Categories: Business & Economics

Guide to Effective Grant Writing

Guide to Effective Grant Writing

Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, this volume offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples.

Author: Otto O Yang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781461415817

Category: Education

Page: 90

View: 464

Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant, 2nd edition is a fully updated follow-up to the popular original. It is written to help the 100,000+ post-graduate students and professionals who need to write effective proposals for grants. There is little or no formal teaching about the process of writing grants for NIH, and many grant applications are rejected due to poor writing and weak formulation of ideas. Procuring grant funding is the central key to survival for any academic researcher in the biological sciences; thus, being able to write a proposal that effectively illustrates one's ideas is essential. Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, this volume offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples. Included are a number of specimen proposals to help shed light on the important issues surrounding the writing of proposals. The Guide is a clear, straight-forward, and reader-friendly tool. Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant Writing is based on Dr. Yang's extensive experience serving on NIH grant review panels; it covers the common mistakes and problems he routinely witnesses while reviewing grants.
Categories: Education

Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up

Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up

This text provides comprehensive advice on how to build a successful grant proposal, from the top down and from the bottom up.

Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412999281

Category: Psychology

Page: 355

View: 630

Witten by well-respected editors with proven success in grant writing, this book will provide comprehensive advice on how to build a successful grant proposal, from the top down and from the bottom up. The book provides advice on planning, executing, submitting, and revising grant proposals in order to maximize their chances of success. Features: · Explores general strategies and tactics including laying the groundwork, follow-up, attracting colleagues to participate, revisions, and resubmissions · Examines key mistakes that grant-proposers often make and offers suggestions for how to avoid them · Includes tips for writing specific proposal for various agencies
Categories: Psychology

The Research Funding Toolkit

The Research Funding Toolkit

A complex set of factors determine whether research projects win grants. This handbook helps you understand these factors and then face and overcome your personal barriers to research grant success.

Author: Jacqueline Aldridge

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446268025

Category: Reference

Page: 224

View: 275

Writing high quality grant applications is easier when you know how research funding agencies work and how your proposal is treated in the decision-making process. The Research Funding Toolkit provides this knowledge and teaches you the necessary skills to write high quality grant applications. A complex set of factors determine whether research projects win grants. This handbook helps you understand these factors and then face and overcome your personal barriers to research grant success. The guidance also extends to real-world challenges of grant-writing, such as obtaining the right feedback, dealing effectively with your employer and partner institutions, and making multiple applications efficiently. There are many sources that will tell you what a fundable research grant application looks like. Very few help you learn the skills you need to write one. The Toolkit fills this gap with detailed advice on creating and testing applications that are readable, understandable and convincing.
Categories: Reference

How to Write a Grant Proposal

How to Write a Grant Proposal

How to Write a Grant Proposal proves a one-stop resource on how to interpret a funder’s guidelines to create a successful grant proposal.

Author: Cheryl Carter New

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471472001

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 129

Step-by-step guidance on how to write effective grants that get the funding you need. Complete with examples of fully-completed proposals, you'll also get an easy-to-use companion website containing guide sheets and templates that can be easily downloaded, customized, and printed. The authors provide examples of completed proposals and numerous case studies to demonstrate how the grant-seeking process typically works. Order your copy today!
Categories: Business & Economics

Be a Winner

Be a Winner

Be a Winner! is your chance to learn from veteran science teachers about the secrets to successful grant writing. Formatted as a handy workbook, this practical book takes you step by step through the writing process.

Author: Patty McGinnis

Publisher:

ISBN: 1681400014

Category: Proposal writing in research

Page:

View: 350

Categories: Proposal writing in research

How to Write a Program Grant Proposal

How to Write a Program Grant Proposal

How to Write a Program Grant Proposal was developed in outline format to help walk you through the process of effectively articulating your mission.

Author: Kim Harris

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1481825062

Category: Grants-in-aid

Page: 122

View: 159

How to Write a Program Grant Proposal was developed in outline format to help walk you through the process of effectively articulating your mission. Completing these steps will open the door for new and expanded questions concerning your mission and help you compose an impressive proposal for submission. I provide you with over 450 funding resources whose geographic focus is "national", so that no matter where you are, you can request support. I have also included seven most common funding areas.
Categories: Grants-in-aid

Winning Grants Step by Step

Winning Grants Step by Step

New to this edition, you’ll find an expanded discussion of the importance of relationship building, social media, and online resources to successful nonprofit funding.

Author: Tori O'Neal-McElrath

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119547341

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 402

Strong grant proposal writing made easy From small startups to established national organizations, nonprofits large and small depend on grant funding to survive and thrive. Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals has long been the go-to resource for individuals and organizations looking for a clear, easy-to-follow approach to tackling the grant-writing process and winning funds. Now, in this revised Fifth Edition, changes and developments in the not-for-profit sector are integrated into the time-tested grant-writing formula that has proven effective time and again. New to this edition, you’ll find an expanded discussion of the importance of relationship building, social media, and online resources to successful nonprofit funding. The text has also been revised to include guidance for nonprofit program budgets for both foundation and public funding grants. Never before has Winning Grants Step by Step been so easy to comprehend. Updated worksheets and forms will improve your comprehension and make your grant proposals stronger and more successful than ever. Learn the proven step-by-step approach to writing strong grant proposals for foundation grants and public funds Complete worksheets and activities to practice your grant-writing skills and break the process down into easy pieces Understand how to integrate your ideas and insights with research and facts to demonstrate your organization’s potential Learn the best approaches to building relationships and networking both in-person and online to push strong grant proposals into the winner’s circle This guide is perfect as an introduction for the novice grantseeker or a refresher for the more experienced. Whether your organization needs only a thousand dollars or several million, following this step-by-step process will improve your ability to transform an idea that needs financial support into a proposal that deserves to be funded.
Categories: Business & Economics

Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up

Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up

Ideas: coming up with NSF proposal, 146–147 generating the grant research concept of, 66–72 issues to consider regarding proposal, 16–17 operationalize the, ...

Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483310404

Category: Psychology

Page: 376

View: 155

This text provides comprehensive advice on how to build a successful grant proposal, from the top down and from the bottom up. Editor Robert J. Sternberg gathers editorial expertise from distinguished members of associations in the Federation of Associations of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, which includes some of the most successful grant applicants and grant givers in the field of brain and behavioral sciences. The chapter authors offer readers practical advice on planning, executing, submitting, and revising grant proposals in order to maximize their chances of success. Exploring both grant writers' and grant providers' perspectives, Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up provides valuable insight into general strategies on how to write and submit proposals, as well as detailed information on the various types of proposals needed to reach particular research and teaching goals.
Categories: Psychology

Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Author: Michael Stephen Dorn

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:55590595

Category: Proposal writing for grants

Page: 45

View: 152

Categories: Proposal writing for grants

Successful Grant Proposals in Science Technology and Medicine

Successful Grant Proposals in Science  Technology and Medicine

A practical guide to writing scientific grant proposal narratives, with in-depth examples covering content, organisational alternatives, phrasing and argumentation.

Author: Sandra Oster

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107038097

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 387

View: 757

A practical guide to writing scientific grant proposal narratives, with in-depth examples covering content, organisational alternatives, phrasing and argumentation.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals

Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals

The Right Phrase for Every Situation…Every Time These days, it's not enough to work for a good cause or worthy organization.

Author: Beverly Browning

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071495844

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 363

The Right Phrase for Every Situation…Every Time These days, it's not enough to work for a good cause or worthy organization. If you want to receive funding from a corporation, community, foundation, or government institution, it all comes down to one thing: your proposal. With hundreds of ready-to-use “Perfect Phrases,” you'll quickly know the right words to use for the three major sections of every successful grant proposal: How to introduce yourself, your program, and your achievements How to describe your goals-and what funding will accomplish What you should include as your supporting documents With this comprehensive, user-friendly approach to grant writing, you'll be able to tackle the various proposal formats, create a professional purpose statement, and back up your plan with solid data. Plus, you'll discover some insider secrets that will really get the attention you want-and the funding you need.
Categories: Business & Economics

Writing Successful Technology Grant Proposals

Writing Successful Technology Grant Proposals

Writing a successful proposal is one step in assuring a technology grant is awarded and this volume covers winning techniques for libraries and grant writers offering best practices and success stories.

Author: Pamela H. MacKellar

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 1555707637

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 227

View: 904

When you win a grant, you help your community by providing great technology-driven services. Technology grants provide the crucial funding to implement the latest technology projects so you can meet your community's needs. But how can you write a successful grant proposal? How can you be sure that your technology grant will be approved? Here is the only book that covers technology grants for libraries. This comprehensive book on grants for libraries focuses on technology, technology planning, designing technology projects, specific sources and resources for technology grants, how to create a technology budget, and technology project success stories so you get real life examples of how others like you made their libraries stronger through technology grants. Pamela MacKellar shows you easy-to-understand graphics and examples that make writing proposals for technology projects simple and easy. You get chapters explaining how to design your project, work with a team to save time and money, and, of course, how to write and submit your project. This one-stop shop is both a guide and a resource, with sources for technology projects and helpful hints on finding the right technology grants for you. This is your step-by-step guide to turning your library into your community's technology hub.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Artist s Guide to Grant Writing

The Artist s Guide to Grant Writing

The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic ...

Author: Gigi Rosenberg

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 9780823027224

Category: Art

Page: 224

View: 755

The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant officers and fundraising specialists. The book is targeted at both professional and aspiring writers, performers, and visual artists who need concrete information about how to write winning grant applications and fundraise creatively so that they can finance their artistic dreams.
Categories: Art

Successful Grant Writing 4th Edition

Successful Grant Writing  4th Edition

This book is easy to read and understand.

Author: Laura N. Gitlin, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826100900

Category: Reference

Page: 348

View: 701

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Categories: Reference

Getting a Grant

Getting a Grant

Author: Robert Lefferts

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall

ISBN: STANFORD:36105035370332

Category: Fund raising

Page: 160

View: 417

Categories: Fund raising