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Go Get That Grant!: A Practical Guide for Libraries and Nonprofit Organizations

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In these tough economic times, funding opportunities have decreased, while competition for money has increased. Thus, this how-to guide is a must for anyone interested in writing, procuring, and implementing grants. Designed for libraries and nonprofit organizations, Go Get That Grant! includes information about the types of grants available through government agencies and foundations, as well as how to locate funding opportunities.

From gathering basic information about an organization through accepting and implementing grants, Gail Staines provides step-by-step expert advice, numerous examples, and proven writing strategies. She also explains the processes of identifying fundable projects and selecting potential sources of funding.

This volume also contains several appendixes with samples of strategic plans, narratives, budgets, needs assessments, evaluations, and much more. As securing funds becomes increasingly difficult, this current and effective book will prove enormously useful.

Synopsis:

In this practical, how-to guide for those interested in writing, procuring, and implementing grants, the author shares her 20+ years of experience successfully procuring and implementing foundation and government grants. From gathering basic information about an organization through accepting and implementing the grant award, expert advice is provided then illustrated through step-by-step guides along with numerous examples. Information about types of grants available through government agencies and foundations, as well as how to locate funding opportunities, is provided. The processes of identifying a fundable project and how to carefully select potential sources of funding are explained. Proven writing strategies show how to make your grant application stand out from the rest, and over 10 appendixes show samples of strategic plans, narratives, budgets, needs assessments, evaluations, and much more.

About the Author

GAIL M. STAINES is assistant provost for university libraries at Saint Louis University. She is co-author of Social Sciences Research: Research, Writing, and Presentation Strategies for Students (Scarecrow, 2008).

Table of Contents

Creating your toolkit — Identifying a project — Types of grants — Funding sources — Select a grant and start writing — Submitting your grant — Making the grant successful — Some advice and final words.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810874206
Publisher:
Scarecrow Press
Subject:
Business & Economics : Business Writing
Author:
Staines, Gail M.
Author:
Staines, Gail
Subject:
Business Writing
Subject:
Library & Information Science - General
Subject:
Nonprofit Organizations & Charities
Subject:
Proposal writing for grants -- United States.
Subject:
Nonprofit organizations -- United States.
Subject:
Intercultural Communications-General
Subject:
Reference-Writing as a Business
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Language Arts & Disciplines : Library & Information Science
Publication Date:
April 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
124

Related Subjects

Business » Communication
Business » Nonprofit
Business » Writing
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science
Reference » Writing » General
Reference » Writing » Writing as a Business

Go Get That Grant!: A Practical Guide for Libraries and Nonprofit Organizations
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Product details 124 pages Scarecrow Press - English 9780810874206 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this practical, how-to guide for those interested in writing, procuring, and implementing grants, the author shares her 20+ years of experience successfully procuring and implementing foundation and government grants. From gathering basic information about an organization through accepting and implementing the grant award, expert advice is provided then illustrated through step-by-step guides along with numerous examples. Information about types of grants available through government agencies and foundations, as well as how to locate funding opportunities, is provided. The processes of identifying a fundable project and how to carefully select potential sources of funding are explained. Proven writing strategies show how to make your grant application stand out from the rest, and over 10 appendixes show samples of strategic plans, narratives, budgets, needs assessments, evaluations, and much more.
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