The First-Time Grantwriter's Guide to Success / Edition 1

The First-Time Grantwriter's Guide to Success / Edition 1

by Cynthia R. Knowles
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761945369

ISBN-13: 9780761945369

Pub. Date: 04/10/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

With logical organization and concrete tactics, this definitive guide clearly imparts the skills, tools, and confidence necessary to successfully secure sought-after funding, which can dramatically expand limited budgets.

Overview

With logical organization and concrete tactics, this definitive guide clearly imparts the skills, tools, and confidence necessary to successfully secure sought-after funding, which can dramatically expand limited budgets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761945369
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/10/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
1,006,317
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
About the Author
Introduction
1. Where's the Money?
Funding That Matches Needs
Primary Sources of Funding Information
Secondary Sources of Funding Information
Online Sources of Funding Information
Private, Corporate, and Foundation Funding
Online Grantwriting Tools
Conclusion
Where's the Money?: Checklist
2. A First Look at the Application Process
Cover Letter
Authorizing Legislation
Eligibility
Single Point of Contact (SPOC)
Estimated Range of Rewards
Project Length
Prohibited Uses
Selection Factors
Background
Selection Criteria
Deadlines
Rejection
A First Look: Checklist
3. Write to Your Audience
The Readers
Technical Review Form
Authorizing Statute
Getting Started
Readability
Write to Your Audience: Checklist
4. Establishing Need
Demographics
Establishing Need
Existing Resources
Establishing Need: Checklist
5. Goals and Objectives
Goals
Objectives
Objectives and the Authorizing Statute
Goals and Objectives: Checklist
6. Plan of Operation
Literature Review
Resources and Personnel
Management Plan
Sound Research Methods
Equal Access
Dissemination and Replication
Conclusion
Plan of Operation: Checklist
7. Quality of Key Personnel
Project Director
Staff Distribution
Job Descriptions
Quality of Key Personnel: Checklist
8. Budget Development
Budget Form
Budget Narrative
Years Two and Three
Negotiations
Budget Development: Checklist
9. Evaluation Plan
Implementation Evaluation
Outcome Evaluation
Model Programs
Evaluation Plan: Checklist
10. Commitment and Capacity
Adequacy of Resources
Sustainability
Commitment and Capacity: Checklist
11. Cover Sheets, Abstracts, and Other Miscellany
Cover Sheet
Protection of Human Subjects in Research
Table of Contents
Abstract
Attachments
Submitting Your Application
After Submission
Cover Sheets, Abstracts, and Other Miscellany: Checklist
Resource A: Meeting the Purposes of the Authorizing Statute
Resource B: Community and School Demographics
Resource C: Student Enrollment Data Collection Form
Resource D: Summary Teacher Education/Expertise
Resource E: Process Objectives
Resource F: Outcome Objectives
Resource G: Project Workplan
Resource H: Project Timeline
Resource I: Proposed Staff Distribution
Resource J: Writing An Abstract
Resource K: Glossary
Resource L: Grantwriting FAQs
Resource M: Forms
References
Other Grantwriting Resources
Index

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