Synopses & Reviews
Written by two expert authors who have won millions of dollars in government and foundation grantsand revised to include vital up-to-the minute interviews with grantmakers, policy makers, and nonprofit leaders about seeking grants in todays economic climatethis new edition of the classic book on grant seeking provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers.
CONCRETE SUGGESTIONS FOR DEVELOPING EACH SECTION OF A PROPOSAL
HANDS-ON EXERCISES THAT LET YOU PRACTICE WHAT YOU LEARN
A GLOSSARY OF TERMS
FUNDERS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS THAT EXPLAIN WHY THEY AWARD GRANTS
AND WHY THEY DONT
ROUNDTABLE ON GRANTSMANSHIP AND THE ECONOMY
The Only Grant-Writing Book Youll Ever Need demystifies the process and reveals indispensable advice, continuing to be essential reading for grant seekers everywhere.
The best current thinking . . . . The quotes from funders alone are worth the price of admission. . . . Attractive. . . . A must-have money reference.”
The book includes a proposal checklist, a glossary of terms, sample grant forms, and a list of Web sites that provide information on grants offered by foundations, corporations, and the government.”
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Karsh and Fox provide 18 highly readable lessons in how to write a grant and what to do once you get one
Bottom line: A fine and easy-to-use self-tutorial.”
David Loertscher, Teacher Librarian Magazine
This book is designed to help nonprofit organizations craft proposals for grants from foundations, companies, and government agencies.
Ellen Karsh, a writer and former director of the Mayor's Office of Grants Administration, in New York, and Arlen Sue Fox, associate executive director for development at Sunnyside Community Services, also in New York, significantly update this edition from 2005 by including interviews with grant makers about how the current economic crisis is affecting their giving and how grant seekers can improve their chances of garnering support.
The book includes a proposal checklist, a glossary of terms, sample grant forms, and a list of Web sites that provide information on grants offered by foundations, corporations, and the government.
—from the Chronicle of Philanthropy
A new edition of the most sought-after grant-writing guide, revised and updated for grant-seekers in todays economy
A revised and updated edition of the essential guide to grant-writing.
About the Author
was the director of the New York Citys Mayors Office of Grants Administration for more than seven years under both Mayor Giuliani and Mayor Bloomberg, and previously developed and wrote grants for the New York City Department of Education for five years. She received her doctorate in special education from Teachers College, Columbia University and has written for Newsweek and the New York Times, among other publications. She lives in New York City.
Arlen Sue Fox was director of research, planning, and evaluation for the New York City Commission on Human Rights for ten years and consultant to nonprofit organizations, from small grassroots groups to national organizations including AARP, for twelve years. Recently retired from a position as executive director for development at Sunnyside Community Services, she is currently writing and editing. Fox lives in New York City.