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Synopses & Reviews
Praise for the Third Edition of Winning Grants Step by Step
"Warning: this book works. It provokes you to ask the right questions, hand holds you through practical exercises, and offers a map that includes paths to develop strategic relationships with funders."
—E. Eduardo Romero, Nonprofit Roundtable
"Winning Grants is a very practical A to Z resource that speaks to the importance of staying focused on your mission every step of the way. The third edition is artfully updated with words of wisdom from grantmakers themselves, as well as updates on the latest processes and buzzwords all grantseekers need to know."?
—Heather Iliff, Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations
"Just when the time is right, here is the third edition of Winning Grants with solid advice and clear examples. Nonprofit leaders will find it a page turner!"
—Clarence Hauer, senior director, strategy and organizational development, St. Louis Nonprofit Services Consortium
"Winning Grants Step by Step is a gift to nonprofit organizations. The valuable insights and hands-on tools will instantly make any proposal more competitive."
—Alex Carter, Your Nonprofit Coach
"Developing great grant proposals is essential for nonprofit leaders who are new to fundraising as well as anyone who needs a refresher. This new edition of Winning Grants brings updated tips and vivid examples. As an experienced fundraising consultant, I believe 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 to use and share with my board, staff, and peers."
—Deborah Menkart, executive director, Teaching for Change
Book News Annotation:
Though primarily to be used in conjunction with a workshop, the guide can also be used independently by readers with limited experience in preparing grant proposals, whether as staff or volunteer members of nonprofit organizations or seeking funds for their own creative project. The disc contains additional sample grant requests. There is no index. No date is noted for the first edition.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
In the highly competitive arena of grantseeking, fundraisers need resources in order to win grants and fulfill their organization’s mission. This new, thoroughly updated edition of the bestseller offers a guide that any organization can use to secure funding from private foundations or the government. Filled with updated examples, this guide directs the novice grantseeker and offers a refresher course for experienced grantwriters. Following the process presented will improve anyone’s ability to transform an idea that needs support into a proposal that demands funding. As part of the new Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Series, Winning Grantshas sold over 75,000 copies in its first two editions and has established itself as a leader in the grantseeking market.
Written for both novice and experienced grantwriters, the workbook is filled with practical advice and illustrative examples, including
About the Author
Mim Carlson is the executive director of the BerkeleyEast Bay Humane Society.
Tori O'Neal-McElrath is the principal of O'Neal Consulting Services, Inc.
The Alliance for Nonprofit Management is a professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to helping nonprofits fulfill their missions by improving their management and governance capacity.
Table of Contents
How to Use This Workbook.
Introduction: An Overview of the Grantseeking Process.
Developing the Proposal Idea.
Developing Relationships with Funders.
Writing a Compelling Need Statement.
Defining Clear Goals and Objectives.
Developing Your Methods.
Preparing the Evaluation Component.
Developing Sustainability Strategies.
Preparing the Program Budget.
Writing the Organization Background Component.
Writing the Proposal Summary.
Putting the Package Together.
Sustaining Relationships with Funders.
Special Resource Section.
A. How to Research Funders.
B. Learning More About Funders.
C. How to Evaluate a Proposal Through a Funder s Eyes.
E. Helpful Web Sites for Grantseekers.
How to Use the CD-ROM.
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