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Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-28012-5
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336 pages
October 2016
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Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Grant Writing 5

CHAPTER 1: Grant-Writing Basics 7

CHAPTER 2: Preparing for the World of Grant Seeking 23

CHAPTER 3: Understanding What It Takes to Get Funded 35

Part 2: Digging Up Grant-Funding Opportunities 47

CHAPTER 4: Wading into Public-Sector Grants 49

CHAPTER 5: Navigating the Grants.gov Gateway 63

CHAPTER 6: Researching Potential Private-Sector Funders 75

CHAPTER 7: Finding What’s Available for Individuals and Businesses 89

CHAPTER 8: Identifying Funds for Nongovernmental Organizations 97

Part 3: Maximizing Your Chances of Winning a Grant Award 103

CHAPTER 9: Finding Federal Grant Opportunities That Fit Your Needs 105

CHAPTER 10: Winning with Peer Reviews 119

CHAPTER 11: Resuscitating Your Writing 135

Part 4: Following the Funder’s Guidelines 145

CHAPTER 12: Preparing Preliminary Documents 147

CHAPTER 13: Developing the Organizational Capability Boilerplate Narrative 161

CHAPTER 14: Validating Your Needs with a Compelling Narrative 173

CHAPTER 15: Using Best Practices to Build the Program Design Narrative 185

CHAPTER 16: Crafting Your Proposed Project Management Team Narrative 209

CHAPTER 17: Creating a Budget That Includes All the Funding You Need 223

Part 5: Triple-Checking Your Application, Submitting, and Following Up 245

CHAPTER 18: Checking Off the Mandatory Requirements 247

CHAPTER 19: Knowing What to Do after Submitting Your Application 261

CHAPTER 20: Winning or Losing: What’s Next? 271

CHAPTER 21: Requesting Matching Funds and Other Goodies from Corporate Grant Makers 281

Part 6: The Part of Tens 291

CHAPTER 22: Ten e-Grant Tips 293

CHAPTER 23: Ten Steps to Becoming a Grant-Writing Consultant 299

CHAPTER 24: Ten Ways to Continue Building Your Grant-Writing Skills 305

Index 309

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