Grant writing for dummies

Beverly A. Browning, 1948-

Book - 2016

Browning gives you everything you need to get started with your grant application. She helps you move through the grant-writing process and apply for some of the billions of dollars available from public and private sector sources. From creating a strategic plan to using online databased and applying for e-grants, you'll learn new ways to get the funding you need.

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--For dummies.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc [2016]
6th edition
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
xii, 320 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
Beverly A. Browning, 1948- (author)
  • pt. 1. Getting started with grant writing
  • pt. 2. Digging up grant-funding opportunities
  • pt. 3. Maximizing your chances of winning a grant
  • pt. 4. Following the funder's guidelines
  • pt. 5. Triple-checking your application, submitting, and following up
  • pt. 6. The part of tens.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Provides information on grant writing, covering such topics as identifying key grant makers worldwide, playing and winning the grant games, writing a competitive application, and increasing the funding success rates.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Your go-to guide for getting that coveted grant Though hundreds of thousands of grant opportunities exist, finding the right one can be a challenge. Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition offers expert guidance for locating available grants, carefully applying, and ultimately winning a grant. From writing compelling applications to properly adhering to strict guidelines and parameters, it takes the intimidation out of the process and shows you how to increase your ability to get a piece of the billion-dollar pie for your non-profit or for-profit organization. You’ll even have access to sample applications, letters, and budgets online to help you stand out from the competition. As the amount of established granting foundations increases, so does the amount of money available. But for most grant-seekers, the application process can be long, tedious, and highly competitive. Packed with step-by-step instructions for registering with, up-to-date grant opportunities available via newly created websites and online databases, updated resources and best practices—and more—Grant Writing For Dummies is your all-encompassing guide to navigating the entire grant-writing process. Find grant opportunities in the public or private sector Create strong statements of need tailored for your prospects Navigate federal regulations Apply for grants online If you’re ready to create powerful, successful applications and proposals that convey your need for grant funding, help is a page away!