Grant Writing For Dummies, 3rd Edition
Part I: Finding Your Way with Grant Basics.
Chapter 1: Grasping the Basics of Finding and Getting the Bucks.
Chapter 2: Mapping Success with a Funding Development Plan.
Chapter 3: Adding Winning Words to Your Request for Proposal.
Part II: Identifying Key Grantmakers Worldwide.
Chapter 4: Checking Out Public Funding Epicenters.
Chapter 5: Wading through Grants.gov.
Chapter 6: Uncovering Private Sector Funding.
Chapter 7: Finding Individual and Business Grant Opportunities.
Chapter 8: Scoping Out International Grants.
Part III: Playing and Winning the Grants Game.
Chapter 9: Using Your Resources to Win Government Grants and Contracts.
Chapter 10: Writing to Convince Peer Reviewers to Give You the Maximum Points.
Chapter 11: Magnetizing Funders with Powerful Writing.
Part IV: Writing a Competitive Application Narrative.
Chapter 12: Creating the Documents Outside of the Main Narrative.
Chapter 13: Building Grant Applicant Credibility.
Chapter 14: Conveying a Hopeless Situation and a Need for Funds.
Chapter 15: Laying Out the Plan of Action: Program Design and Accountability.
Chapter 16: Presenting Your Staff and Resources.
Chapter 17: Connecting the Budget to the Plan of Action.
Part V: Reaching the Finish Line.
Chapter 18: Wrapping Up Your Funding Package.
Chapter 19: Managing Follow-Up Tasks.
Chapter 20: Celebrating or Commiserating: Do It the Right Way.
Chapter 21: Crafting the Corporate Letter Request.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Unearthing Hard-to-Find Information.
Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Secure Peer Review Opportunities.
Appendix: A Complete Example of a Grant Application Narrative.