The complete idiot's guide to grant writing

Waddy Thompson

Book - 2011

This comprehensive guide leads grant seekers, either individuals or organizations/companies, through each step of the grant writing process.

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Series
Complete idiot's guide.
Subjects
Published
Indianapolis, Ind. : Alpha Books c2011.
Edition
3rd ed
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
xiii, 364 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781615640973
1615640975
Main Author
Waddy Thompson (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Each book offers a complete overview of a particular topic--along with call-out boxes highlighting definitions, insights and more; appendices; and an index--in a series designed for smart and curious readers who are interested in learning.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Offers advice to grant writers on how to obtain the funds most suitable to given needs, covering such areas as writing a statement of need, developing a budget, and building partnerships.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

In this update of the 2007 edition, Thompson (Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, New York U.), a veteran fundraiser for nonprofits, provides tips on every aspect of the grant process. The guide features philanthropy facts, resources, a glossary, samples of different types of grant proposals, a sample final report, elements of a grant proposal, and hallmarks of a good grant writer. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Review by Publisher Summary 4

An updated and revised edition-offering new information on some of the most popular topics in grant writing. This new edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Grant Writing provides essential information on how to start a freelance business, covering such topics as getting that first assignment, pricing, state regulations, organizing and customizing proposals, researching funders, sponsorship, and much more. ? In the current economic environment, government and private sector grants will continue to be an important way to acquire funds for projects. ? Includes grant writing samples. ? This book's templates and other resources will now be easy to find and use on idiotsguides.com.

Review by Publisher Summary 5

An updated and revised edition-offering new information on some of the most popular topics in grant writing.This new edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Grant Writing provides essential information on how to start a freelance business, covering such topics as getting that first assignment, pricing, state regulations, organizing and customizing proposals, researching funders, sponsorship, and much more. In the current economic environment, government and private sector grants will continue to be an important way to acquire funds for projects.Includes grant writing samples. This book's templates and other resources will now be easy to find and use on idiotsguides.com.

Review by Publisher Summary 6

An updated and revised edition-offering new information on some of the most popular topics in grant writing. This new edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Grant Writing provides essential information on how to start a freelance business, covering such topics as getting that first assignment, pricing, state regulations, organizing and customizing proposals, researching funders, sponsorship, and much more. ? In the current economic environment, government and private sector grants will continue to be an important way to acquire funds for projects. ? Includes grant writing samples. ? This book's templates and other resources will now be easy to find and use on idiotsguides.com.

Review by Publisher Summary 7

An updated and revised edition-offering new information on some of the most popular topics in grant writing.This new edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Grant Writing provides essential information on how to start a freelance business, covering such topics as getting that first assignment, pricing, state regulations, organizing and customizing proposals, researching funders, sponsorship, and much more. In the current economic environment, government and private sector grants will continue to be an important way to acquire funds for projects.Includes grant writing samples. This book's templates and other resources will now be easy to find and use on idiotsguides.com.