Grant Writing 101: Everything You Need to Start Raising Funds Today / Edition 1

Grant Writing 101: Everything You Need to Start Raising Funds Today / Edition 1

by Victoria M. Johnson
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Grant Writing 101: Everything You Need to Start Raising Funds Today / Edition 1

A Crash Course in Writing Powerful, Persuasive Grants!

"Grant Writing 101 provides straightforward and effective strategies for improving results. It is a wonderful reference guide for experienced fundraisers and an invaluable 'how-to' manual for those starting their careers."
—Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

"This new book is an essential tool in helping nonprofits manage grant writing by keeping it simple, easy, and enjoyable!"
—Barb Larson, CEO, American Red Cross, Silicon Valley

Grant Writing 101 offers quick and easy tactics for getting the funding you need—right now!

Written to enable beginners with little or no experience to hit the ground running, it covers:

  • Ten tactics for writing a compelling proposal
  • Tips for finding the best grantor for your needs
  • Important components of various types of grants
  • Next steps for when you're approved

Includes samples of grant proposals and budget presentations!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071750189
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/14/2010
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 360,066
Product dimensions: 7.14(w) x 11.34(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Types of Proposals;
Chapter 2. Preparing to Write a Grant Proposal;
Chapter 3. Components of a Grant Proposal;
Chapter 4. Write Your Proposal in Three Easy Steps;
Chapter 5. Ten Ways To Make Your Proposal Irresistible;
Chapter 6. Tips for Finding the Right Grantor;
Chapter 7. Ten Things to Do While You're Waiting;
Chapter 8. Things to Do When You're Approved;
Chapter 9. Ten Things to Do if You're Rejected;
Chapter 10. Ten Tips For Long-Term Success;
Chapter 11. Top Ten Other Uses for Your Proposals;
Appendix I. Sample Grant Deadline Matrix;
Appendix II. Sample Congratulations Letter;
Appendix III. Sample Final Report;
Appendix IV. Short Grant Proposal Sample;
Appendix V. Medium Grant Proposal Sample;
Appendix VI. Long Grant Proposal Sample;
Appendix VII. List of Available Items;
Appendix VIII. Sample Program & Project Budgets;
Appendix IX. List of Ways to Earn Funds;
Appendix X. Ten Best Grant-writing References;

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Grant Writing 101: Everything You Need to Start Raising Funds Today 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
litpixie More than 1 year ago
As someone learning the grant writing process I found this book to be helpful. Johnson goes into details about the information you should acquire prior to writing and the files you should create once you've submitted your proposal. If there was one item I would have liked it would have been a chapter on terminology. The difference between "staff" and "program costs" isn't something a new grant writer would know. That would have been helpful.
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MarkJohnstone More than 1 year ago
Grant writing 101 was an excellent read. The book read like an extremely effective way to get grant money . I read through it in a day and reread it so I fully understand how powerful this excellent source of personal knowledge. I strongly feel like an expert in grant writing . Author Victoria Johnson spoke to me and I get her message. One person can make a difference to your small organization, community group, churches, or any organization that is trying to find grant money in these trying times. I enjoyed her ten tactics for writing a compelling proposal. She talks about individual grants, corporate grants, and government grants. I feel you as an individual will be successful in getting a good grant for your needs within 60 days of purchasing this excellent read! I will get back to this review and let the readers know of my success utilizing this excellent must read reference Book.