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Offers advice to grant writers on how to work within the competitive market to obtain the funds most suitable to given needs, providing coverage of such areas as writing a statement of need, developing a budget, and building partnerships. Original. $500,000 ad/promo.
This second edition reveals how to prepare foundation, federal and corporate grant applications and includes a comprehensive directory of major funders’ contact information. It then offers readers cutting-edge business advice on setting up and registering a grant-seeking business and marketing themselves as savvy grant seekers. It covers current trends in grant seeking, topics that are on the radar of most funders and cutting edge application strategies. It also offers strategies for the online application process: using effective subject lines, searching for funders online and filling online budget forms. It’s divided into four sections: the art of the grant proposal, prospect research, starting and marketing a grant writing business and maximizing one’s chances of winning a grant.
Do you struggle with research papers for school? Is business writing one of your weak areas? Are you at a loss for what to include in thank-you notes? The Everything Improve Your Writing Book, 2nd Edition can help! With a few simple rules and a little guidance, you, too, can write clearly and concisely. Publishing professional Pamela Rice Hahn outlines simple steps for you to follow for various types of writing, including: Social writing, such as thank-you and get-well notes, congratulatory messages, and invitation responses Journalism, such as letters to the editor, press releases, and freelance article writing Personal and biographical essays Business writing, including sales letters, requests for proposals, and press packets With this practical guide, you'll learn to choose the appropriate tone, use the correct format, and communicate effectively. Whether for school, for work, or just for fun, writing will be a chore no more! Pamela Rice Hahn is the author of The Everything Writing Well Book and Alpha Teach Yourself Grammar and Style in 24 Hours and coauthor of Writing for Profit. Hahn's work has appeared in Glamour, Country Living, Business Venture, Current Notes, and other national publications. She lives in Celina, OH.
A Crash Course in Writing Powerful, Persuasive Grants! "Grant Writing 101 provides straightforward and effective strategies for improving results. It is a wonderful reference guide for experienced fundraisers and an invaluable 'how-to' manual for those starting their careers." —Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation "This new book is an essential tool in helping nonprofits manage grant writing by keeping it simple, easy, and enjoyable!" —Barb Larson, CEO, American Red Cross, Silicon Valley Grant Writing 101 offers quick and easy tactics for getting the funding you need—right now! Written to enable beginners with little or no experience to hit the ground running, it covers: Ten tactics for writing a compelling proposal Tips for finding the best grantor for your needs Important components of various types of grants Next steps for when you're approved Includes samples of grant proposals and budget presentations!
In this practical, accessible guide for students, faculty, and other university personnel, author Cynthia E. Carr shares her best practices for planning, writing, and winning research grants based on her own experience submitting more than 300 grant proposals and securing millions of dollars in awards. Insightful, innovative, and informative, the book goes beyond coverage of standard grant writing to specifically address the issues faced by the higher education community, including the university bureaucracy and how to navigate it. The Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing covers everything from budgets to submissions and federal to foundation competitions, giving novices the opportunity to leapfrog over some of the hard lessons that most college and university grant seekers must learn from trial and error and allowing those with more experience to sharpen their skills. “At last, a book aimed at helping college faculty learn the ins and outs of obtaining grant funding. Today more than ever, faculty at all types and level of schools want and need to pursue grant money to support their research efforts; and now they have useful tool to help them get started.” —Craig P. Donovan, Kean University “Insightful, innovative, and informative! A ‘must-read’ for the novice grant writer who is looking to gain some behind-the-scenes experience. I thoroughly enjoyed this text.” —Armen Shaomian, University of South Carolina “It is good, solid information, written in an understandable language. I like its honesty and straightforwardness. The author clearly knows the material and has information critical to the process of successful grant proposal writing.” —Sandra Yudilevich Espinoza, Salem State University “The inclusion of text about working with university-sponsored research and university relations is great. This is an important topic that, to my knowledge, has not been addressed in other grant writing books.” —Karen A. Randolph, Florida State University “The examples, boxes, and glossaries in the proposal are excellent and provide a ‘real-life’ look at the concepts being presented.” —Carol E. Gettings, State University of NY College at Buffalo
Explains the types of grants that are available, developing a fundable project, understanding the funder, creating quantitative goals and assessments, and writing a successful proposal.
Start Your Own Grant Writing Business Thanks to funders like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, grant writing is a growing industry and a vital service needed by nonprofit organizations. Order this guide and learn how to use your existing talents to get started as a grant writer—earning not only big profits but the priceless satisfaction that comes from helping laudable causes find funding. Grant writing is a craft that can be cultivated and mastered, and we show you how. You learn the main elements of a grant proposal, how to identify a need and propose a solution for foundations, where to look for grant funders, and what tactics to use to approach them. Learn everything you need to know to get started in this lucrative industry with step-by-step guidelines, including: Who needs grants Types of funders Finding grants Understanding a funders' guidelines A to Z of the grant proposal Effective grant-writing techniques How to confidently run your business If you enjoy delving into research, have great writing and speaking skills, and can passionately communicate the missions of organizations you believe in, you could have a bright future as the owner of a grant writing business. This guide gives you a one-of-a-kind grant-writing toolkit and shows you how to use it to win funding. Whether you'd like to write full or part time, this guide's top-to-bottom look at the field ensures you start like a seasoned pro. This kit includes: • Essential industry and business-specific startup steps with worksheets, calculators, checklists and more. • Entrepreneur Editors’ Start Your Own Business, a guide to starting any business and surviving the first three years. • Downloadable, customizable business letters, sales letters, and other sample documents • Entrepreneur’s Small Business Legal Toolkit.
Gives grantseekers practical advice and numerous examples to assist them in planning and writing proposals, with special attention to the availability of information on the Internet.
"Operating an Independent School: A Guide for School Leaders provides crucial information for those involved in creating or administering an independent school by laying out the issues that must be addressed but might not be considered. Agnes Gilman Case explores curriculum, discipline, school finance, personnel, grants, support services, and the school community. School leaders can use this book as a resource to learn about the operational side of running a school or as the basis for a rubric for evaluating the work of an existing school."--BOOK JACKET.
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Packed with dozens of photos and featuring a magnificent 8-page color insert, this handbook shows how to pull together photos, clippings, movie tickets, and memorabilia into a family treasure. Two-color, with b&w photos throughout.
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A first of its kind, this book provides you everything you need to know about successfully navigating the grant writing process.
In this common sense handbook, the author shows readers how to start a budget--guilt free--build an emergency money fund, recover from credit card debt, and pay off student loans.