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Overview

Writing a grant application is never easy, and the competition is often fierce, but this book is an invaluable asset to administrators seeking funding for their schools and classrooms.

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Editorial Reviews

The Midwest Book Review
"The basics of grantwriting from start to finish, including locating funding, internet choices, and project management, are packed into a reference that is filled with advice from grantwriting professionals. Plenty of examples of successful funding efforts are included throughout, from sample forms to analysis of the critical components of a proposal. Highly recommended."
Philip A. Nathan
"Finding Funding succeeds as the most coherent, instructive volume of its kind. It is highly recommended for school system leaders, especially grants administrators, new project coordinators, and grantwriters."
Philip A. Nathan
"Finding Funding succeeds as the most coherent, instructive volume of its kind. It is highly recommended for school system leaders, especially grants administrators, new project coordinators, and grantwriters."
The Midwest Book Review
"The basics of grantwriting from start to finish, including locating funding, internet choices, and project management, are packed into a reference that is filled with advice from grantwriting professionals. Plenty of examples of successful funding efforts are included throughout, from sample forms to analysis of the critical components of a proposal. Highly recommended."
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The basics of grant writing from start to finish, including locating funding, internet choices, and project management, are packed into a reference which is filled with advice from grant-writing professionals. Plenty of examples of successful funding efforts are included throughout, from sample forms to analysis of the critical components of a proposal. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761977988
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Ernest W. Brewer is Professor and Principal Investigator/Director in the Department of Human Resource Development and Department Head of Child and Family Studies at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). He is currently servinig as the Principal Investigator/Project Director of six federally funded grants.

Charles M. Achilles is Professor of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Eastern Michigan University (EMU). He received his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Rochester and worked briefly at the (former) U.S. Office of Education, for 21 years at the Bureau of Educational Research and Service, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for 6 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and since 1994 at EMU.

Jay R. Fuhriman is Professor of Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language at Boise State University, Boise, Idaho. He currently directs two undergraduate and one graduate program in bilingual education/ESL. He earned his doctorate degree from Texas A&M University (formerly Texas A&I) in Kingsville, TX, in Curriculum and Instruction and worked as a consultant and teacher prior to joining the teaching staff in 1977.

Connie Hollingsworth is Adjuct Assistant Professor and Director of Pre-College Programs in the College of Human Ecology, Department of Human Resource Development, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). She received her Ph D in Human Ecology from UTK in 1995. Since beginning her tenure at UTK she has been directly involved in securing $6,000,000 in federal funds, including 10 years of securing and administering USDA contracts.

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Introduction
I. Exploring in the Grants World
1. Unraveling the Mystique in Grant Applications
2. How to Explore Grant Possibilities in Education
3. Using the Federal Register (FR) and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
4. Using the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CDFA)
5. Using the Internet to Access Funding Resources
II. Writing Grant Proposals
6. What Are the Components of a Proposal?
7. Components of a Foundation Proposal
8. Writing a Proposal
9. Helpful Hints from Grantwriting Professionals
10. Reviewing a Funded Proposal
11. Understanding How Grants Are Awarded
12. The Players and Their Roles in the Process
III. Implementing, Operating, and Terminating a Project
13. Implementing a Funded Project
14. Understanding EDGAR and GPRA
15. Understanding Site Visits and Audits
16. Closing Out a Project
Bibliography
Appendix A: Abbreviations
Appendix B: State Points of Contact (SPOC)
Appendix C: Glossary of Terms
Index

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