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Winning Grants: Step by Step, Third Edition

Book Description

In the highly competitive arena of grantseeking, fundraisers need resources in order to win grants and fulfill their organization's mission. This new, thoroughly updated edition of the bestseller offers a guide that any organization can use to secure funding from private foundations or the government. Filled with updated examples, this guide directs the novice grantseeker and offers a refresher course for experienced grantwriters. Following the process presented will improve anyone's ability to transform an idea that needs support into a proposal that demands funding. As part of the new Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Series, Winning Grants has sold over 75,000 copies in its first two editions and has established itself as a leader in the grantseeking market.

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Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Other Titles in The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Series
  4. Acknowledgements
  5. The Authors
  6. About the Alliance for Nonprofit Management
  7. How to Use This Workbook: Making the “Magic” Happen
  8. Introduction
    1. Categories of Support
    2. The Proposal Process
    3. Types of Proposals
    4. Tips for Writing Proposals
  9. Step 1 - Developing the Proposal Idea
    1. Logic Models in Program Design
  10. Step 2 - Developing Relationships with Funders
    1. Making the Initial Approach
    2. Developing the Relationship
  11. Step 3 - Writing a Compelling Need Statement
    1. Purpose of the Need Statement
    2. Content of the Need Statement
    3. Tips for Writing the Need Statement
  12. Step 4 - Defining Clear Goals and Objectives
    1. Purpose of the Goals and Objectives Component: The “So What?” Factor
    2. Content of the Goals and Objectives Component
    3. Tips for Writing Good Goals and Objectives
  13. Step 5 - Developing the Methods
    1. Purpose of the Methods Component
    2. Content of the Methods Component
    3. Tips for Writing the Methods Component
  14. Step 6 - Preparing the Evaluation Component
    1. Purpose of the Evaluation Component
    2. Content of the Evaluation Component
  15. Step 7 - Developing Sustainability Strategies
    1. Purpose of the Sustainability Component
    2. Content of the Sustainability Component
    3. Tips for Writing the Sustainability Component
  16. Step 8 - Preparing the Program Budget
    1. Purpose of the Program Budget
    2. Content of the Budget
    3. Tips for Developing the Budget
  17. Step 9 - Writing the Organization Background Component
    1. Purpose of the Organization Background Statement
    2. Content of the Organization Background Component
    3. Tips for Writing the Organization Background Component
  18. Step 10 - Writing the Proposal Summary
    1. Purpose and Content of the Summary
    2. Tips for Writing the Summary
  19. Step 11 - Putting the Package Together
    1. Purpose and Content of the Cover Letter
    2. Purpose and Content of the Appendixes
    3. Packaging the Proposal
    4. Sending the Proposal
  20. Step 12 - Sustaining Relationships with Funders
    1. Following Up on Your Organization’s Proposal
    2. Managing a Site Visit
    3. Keeping the Funder Informed
    4. Responding to the Funder’s Decision
  21. Special Resource Section
  22. Resource A
  23. Resource B
  24. Resource C
  25. Resource D
  26. Resource E
  27. Resource F
  28. Index
  29. How to Use the CD-ROM