If you're new to proposal writing, this book will give you the skills you need to raise money from grants. Even experienced grantwriters will learn useful, hands-on ideas to improve their odds for success.
Author and activist Andy Robinson describes in plain English just what it takes to win grants for social justice.
You'll Learn About:
The pros and cons of chasing grants
How grants fit into a complete fundraising program
Using your grant proposal as a community organizing plan
Designing fundable projects
Grants research: how to find the money
Developing relationships with foundation staff
Building your proposal, piece by piece
Grants administration and reporting
The long haul: stamina, persistence, resilience
Grassroots Grants includes four complete proposals, plus suggestions from forty foundation staff members who fund groups working for social justice, human rights, and environmental conservation.
Author Biography: Andy Robinson has been raising money for social change since 1980. As a trainer and consultant, Robinson has assisted nonprofits in thirty-seven states and in Canada, leading workshops on fundraising, grantwriting, board development, strategic planning, marketing, and earned income strategies. He is a former columnist for the NonProfit Times and a regular contributor to the Grassroots Fundraising Journal.