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Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals, 5th Edition

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Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals, 5th Edition

Tori O'Neal-McElrath, Lynn Kanter, Lynn Jenkins English

ISBN: 978-1-119-54734-1 July 2019 Jossey-Bass 144 Pages

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Strong grant proposal writing made easy

From small startups to established national organizations, nonprofits large and small depend on grant funding to survive and thrive. Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals has long been the go-to resource for individuals and organizations looking for a clear, easy-to-follow approach to tackling the grant-writing process and winning funds. Now, in this revised Fifth Edition, changes and developments in the not-for-profit sector are integrated into the time-tested grant-writing formula that has proven effective time and again.

New to this edition, you’ll find an expanded discussion of the importance of relationship building, social media, and online resources to successful nonprofit funding. The text has also been revised to include guidance for nonprofit program budgets for both foundation and public funding grants. Never before has Winning Grants Step by Step been so easy to comprehend. Updated worksheets and forms will improve your comprehension and make your grant proposals stronger and more successful than ever.

  • Learn the proven step-by-step approach to writing strong grant proposals for foundation grants and public funds
  • Complete worksheets and activities to practice your grant-writing skills and break the process down into easy pieces
  • Understand how to integrate your ideas and insights with research and facts to demonstrate your organization’s potential
  • Learn the best approaches to building relationships and networking both in-person and online to push strong grant proposals into the winner’s circle

This guide is perfect as an introduction for the novice grantseeker or a refresher for the more experienced. Whether your organization needs only a thousand dollars or several million, following this step-by-step process will improve your ability to transform an idea that needs financial support into a proposal that deserves to be funded.

List of Figures, Samples and Worksheets

Acknowledgements

About The Authors

How To Use This Workbook

Introduction An Overview of the Grantseeking Process

Step 1 Developing the Proposal Idea

Step 2 Developing Relationships with Funders

Step 3 Writing a Compelling Problem Statement

Step 4 Defining Clear Goals and Objectives

Step 5 Developing the Strategies

Step 6 Preparing the Evaluation Component

Step 7 Developing a Statement of Sustainability

Step 8 Developing the Proposal Budget

Step 9 Writing the Organization Background Component

Step 10 Writing the Proposal Summary

Step 11 Submitting your Application

Step 12 Sustaining Relationships with Funders Resources

A Sample Proposal (Includes Budget)

B How to Research Funders

C Resources for Grantseekers

Index