The "How To" Grants Manual: Successful Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public and Private Grants, Fourth Edition / Edition 4 available in Other Format
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- Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
The Right Resource at the Right Time At the beginning of the 1980s, available grants from federal and private sources totaled around $80 billion. In 1999, it is estimated that figure will have increased by more than three times, to nearly $250 billion. David Bauer's new edition of The How To Grants Manual is an essential guide for grantseekers who want to successfully navigate recent changes in the marketplace. This renowned author shares valuable insight into the grantseeking process while providing a helpful get organized book. Additionally, the fourth edition has been updated to include advice on ways to use the Internet when seeking grants.
About the Author
DAVID G. BAUER, one of the most highly sought-after speakers on grant seeking is president of David G. Bauer Associates, Inc., a consulting firm created in 1981 to provide educationally based grantseeking and fundraising seminars and materials. In addition, he has served as the director of development for the Center for Educational Accountability and associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Education. He has also been the director for extramural funding and grants management at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and assistant to the president of the State University of New York, College of Technology. Bauer, an acknowledged grants expert and lively lecturer, has taught more than 25,000 individuals successful grantseeking and fundraising techniques.
Table of ContentsList of Exhibits, Figures, and Tables vPreface ixIntroduction xi
PART 1: Getting Ready to Seek Grant Support for Your Organization 1 Chapter 1:Setting Yourself Up for Grants Success: Developing a Proactive Grants System 3 Chapter 2:Developing and Documenting the Need for Your Project: Creating Urgency 9 Chapter 3:Finding Time to Write Grant Proposals: Organizing a Proposal Development Workbook 16 Chapter 4:Developing Grant-Winning Ideas: From Research to Model Projects 22 Chapter 5:Redefining Proposal Ideas to Find More Funding Sources 29 Chapter 6:Why Grant Funds to You and Your Organization? Capitalizing on Your Capabilities 35 Chapter 7:Involving Volunteers through Advisory Committees and Advocacy Groups 43 Chapter 8:Choosing the Correct Marketplace 53
PART 2: Government Funding Sources 75 Chapter 9:Researching the Government Marketplace 77 Chapter 10:How to Contact Government Funding Sources 101 Chapter 11:Planning the Successful Federal Proposal 114 Chapter 12:Improving Your Federal Proposal: The Grants Quality Circle 150 Chapter 13:Submission: What to Do and What Not to Do 155 Chapter 14:Federal Grant Requirements 158 Chapter 15:Dealing with the Decision of Public Funding Sources 167 Chapter 16:Follow-Up with Government Funding Sources 170
PART 3: Private Funding Sources 173 Chapter 17:The Differences between Private and Public Funding 175 Chapter 18:How to Record Research and Information 178 Chapter 19:Foundation Funding Source Research Tools 184 Chapter 20:Researching Corporate Grant Opportunities 200 Chapter 21:Contacting a Private Funding Source Before Submission 207 Chapter 22:Applying for Private Funds: Creating a Winning Letter Proposal 214 Chapter 23:Proposal Submission: Private Funding Sources 225 Chapter 24:The Decision of Private Funders and Follow-Up 227
List of Resources 229David G. Bauer Associates, Inc. Ordering Information 253Index 257