Grant Writing For Dummies 6th Edition Resource Center

This resource center is an addition to Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition, with bonus material created to help you better understand the concepts and techniques from the book. You can navigate to your desired content by selecting individual download links below.

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Ch 1 | Ch 2 | Ch 12 | Ch 13 | Ch 14 | Ch 15 | Ch 16 | Ch 17 | Ch 18 | Ch 21 | More on Grant Writing!

Chapter 1: Grant Writing Basics

The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers Contact Information


Chapter 2: Preparing for the World of Grant Seeking

Letter of Inquiry Template

Letter of Intent Template


Chapter 12: Preparing Preliminary Documents

Executive Summary Template

Grant Cover Letter Template

Table of Contents Template


Chapter 13: Developing the Organizational Capability Boilerplate Narrative

Sample Grant Application for Reference


Chapter 14: Validating Your Needs with a Compelling Narrative

Comparison Table Example


Chapter 15: Using Best Practices to Build the Program Design Narrative

Logic Model Template

Timeline Chart Template


Chapter 16: Crafting Your Proposed Project Management Team Narrative

Adequacy of Resources Table Template

Management Plan Template


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

Budget Summary Template


Chapter 18: Checking Off the Mandatory Requirements

Grant Application Checklist

Potential Funding Sources Template


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

Corporate Request Letter Template


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