Grant Writing DeMYSTiFied by Mary Ann Payne

Grant Writing DeMYSTiFied

byMary Ann Payne

Paperback | December 30, 2010

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Create the perfect proposal to win funding for your ideas and plans

Need money for your charity or project but do not know the first thing about writing a grant? Let this DeMYSTiFied book unravel the secrets of this process. It will take you step-by-step through the fundamentals--from writing a letter of inquiry to outlining and drafting the proposal. Each chapter concludes with a self-test that allows you to track your progress, and a comprehensive final exam at the end of the book gives you instant feedback on your new skills. Work at your own pace, and soon you will be able to craft a grant and win the precious resources you need.

  • You'll learn how to:
  • Write letters of intent
  • Develop action plans and outlines
  • Apply for government and foundation grants
  • Avoid common grammatical errors
  • Polish sentence structure

About The Author

Mary Ann Payne is an experienced wordsmith. She has helped many nonprofits successfully through the grant process.

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Title:Grant Writing DeMYSTiFiedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 11 × 0.41 × 8.5 inPublished:December 30, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071738630

ISBN - 13:9780071738637

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Exploring Grantsmanship Basics; Chapter 2. Defining Your Project; Chapter 3. Creating a Budget; Chapter 4. Proving the Need; Chapter 5. Establishing Your Credibility; Chapter 6. Considering Ethical Issues; Chapter 7. Refining Your Program Design; Chapter 8. Focusing on Foundations; Chapter 9. Demystifying Government Funding; Chapter 10. Cultivating Corporate and Individual Gifts; Chapter 11. Reading Guidelines and RFPs; Chapter 12. Writing the Narrative; Chapter 13. Submitting Your Proposal; Chapter 14. Following -Up and Starting Over; Glossary; Resources; About the Author