The "how To" Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants by David G. BauerThe "how To" Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants by David G. Bauer

The "how To" Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private…

byDavid G. Bauer

Paperback | November 16, 2009

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The sixth edition of this essential guide was created for both novice grantseekers who need instruction on how to begin the process, and seasoned grantseekers who want to learn new techniques to save time and increase success. Revisions and additions reflect the enormous changes and challenges that have occurred in the grants marketplace since the fourth edition was published in 1999. The exhibits and tables have been updated to reflect advances in technology and computer usage. Over half of the book is new to enhance the reader's ability to compete in the current grants marketplace-and to avoid the failure and wasted time of proposal rejection. Included are a historical perspective of the grants marketplace and insight on what to expect in the next few years. This edition also offers concepts that were not included in previous editions. These concepts arose from advances in technology and the growing desire of grantors to fund consortia that hold the promise of new and different interdisciplinary opportunities, while also providing for cost efficiency through the sharing of resources.
David G. Bauer is highly sought after as a speaker on grantseeking. He is president of David G. Bauer Associates, Inc., a consulting firm providing educationally based grantseeking and fund raising seminars and materials. Bauer has taught more than 25,000 individuals the keys to grantseeking and fund raising. He has recently served as ...
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Title:The "how To" Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private…Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.17 × 6.09 × 1 inPublished:November 16, 2009Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Ready to Seek Grant Support for Your Organization Chapter 2 Setting Yourself Up for Grants Success: Developing a Proactive Grants System Chapter 3 Developing and Documenting the Need for Your Project: Creating Urgency and a Compelling Proposal Chapter 4 Finding Time to Write Grant Proposals: Organizing a Proposal Development Workbook Chapter 5 Developing Grant-Writing Ideas: From Research to Model Projects Chapter 6 Redefining Proposal Ideas: Improving Your Data Base Research and Finding More Funding Sources Chapter 7 Why Grant Funds to You and Your Organization? Capitalizing on Your Capabilities Chapter 8 Creating Grant Winning Teams and Consortia and Involving Volunteers through Advisory Committees and Advocacy Groups Chapter 9 Choosing the Correct Grants Marketplace Chapter 10 Public/Government Funding Opportunities Chapter 11 Understanding the Government Marketplace Chapter 12 Researching the Government Marketplace Chapter 13 How to Contact Government Grant Sources Chapter 14 Planning the Successful Federal Proposal Chapter 15 Improving Your Federal Proposal: The Grants Quality Circle Chapter 16 Submission: What to Do and What Not to Do Chapter 17 Federal Grant Requirements Chapter 18 Dealing with the Decision of Public Funding Sources Chapter 19 Follow-Up with Government Funding Sources Chapter 20 Private/Foundation Funding Opportunities Chapter 21 Understanding the Private Foundation Marketplace Chapter 22 Researching Potential Private Foundation Grantors: How to Find the Foundation That Is Best Suited to Fund Your Project Chapter 23 Contacting a Private Foundation Before Submission Chapter 24 Applying for Private Foundation Funds: Creating a Winning Letter Proposal Chapter 25 Proposal Submission, the Decision, and Follow-Up: Private Foundation Funding Sources Chapter 26 Private/Corporate Funding Opportunities Chapter 27 Understanding the Corporate Marketplace Chapter 28 Researching Potential Corporate Grantors: How to Find the Corporate Funding Source That Is Best Suited to Fund Your Project Chapter 29 Contacting a Corporate Grantor Before Submission Chapter 30 Applying for Corporate Funds Chapter 31 Proposal Submission, the Decision, and Follow-Up: Corporate Grantors

Editorial Reviews

Bauer's manual has become a standard in its field. If a library can only purchase one book on developing grant proposals, this one should be at or very near the top of the list.