The Principal's Guide to Winning Grants / Edition 1

The Principal's Guide to Winning Grants / Edition 1

by David G. Bauer
     
 

Today's public and private schools can no longer rely ontraditional sources of funding to fulfill their educational goals.Although grants have become increasingly popular alternatives forfinancial support, principals and their staff must face stiffcompetition for these limited sources. This practical, step-by-stepguide is for principals who want to improve their

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Overview

Today's public and private schools can no longer rely ontraditional sources of funding to fulfill their educational goals.Although grants have become increasingly popular alternatives forfinancial support, principals and their staff must face stiffcompetition for these limited sources. This practical, step-by-stepguide is for principals who want to improve their chances ofwinning grants for their schools.

As administrative leaders, principals are in a pivotal position tomotivate teachers, parents, and volunteers in the grantseekingprocess. This guide provides principals with techniques formobilizing school staff, coordinating community support, developingwinning proposals, constructing realistic plans and budgets, andsuccessfully implementing those grants that have been awarded.David Bauer is not only an educator and former administrator but anoted expert in grantseeking and fund-raising. He draws from hisextensive experience to share useful strategies as well asresources, including worksheets, forms, sample proposal formats,and checklists to measure progress. The grants marketplace can be atremAndous resource for schools who know their way around. Thisguide helps empower schools and their leaders in resolving theirfunding problems.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787944940
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/1998
Series:
Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Principal's Role in Supporting Grantseeking.

2. Setting Up a Proactive Grants System in Your School.

3. Getting Ready: Assessing Needs, Establishing Goals, andDeveloping Solutions.

4. The Grants Marketplace: What a Principal Needs to Know.

5. Finding the Best Funders: Matching Projects to Grantors.

6. Strategies for Contacting Prospective Grantors.

7. Putting the Proposal Together: Developing a Strategy, Plan, andBudget.

8. Preparing Federal Grant Proposals for Your School.

9. Improving and Submitting Your School's Federal GrantProposal.

10. Developing Foundation and Corporate Grants Support for YourSchool.

11. Improving and Submitting Your School's Foundation/CorporateProposal.

12. The Decision: Contacting Grantors and Dealing withSuccess/Rejection.

13. The Principal's Role in Administering Grant Funds.

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