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Grant writing for dummies
Browning, Beverly A., 1948-
Personal Author:
5th edition.
Publication Information:
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014.
Physical Description:
xiv, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Provides information on grant writing, covering such topics as identifying key grant makers worldwide, playing and winning the grant games, writing a competitive application, and increasing the funding success rates.
General Note:
Includes index.

"Learn to: Navigate federal grant databases and apply online for grants -- Find the most current public and private sector grant opportunities -- Create strong statements of need -- Submit applications that meet funders' expectations"--Cover.
Getting started with grant writing. Grant writing 101 ; Thinking strategically to improve your odds of success ; Arming yourself with the knowledge of what funders want -- Digging up grant funding opportunities. Investigating the government options ; Exploring ; Researching potential private sector funders ; Finding grant monies for individuals and businesses ; Seeking funds for international projects -- Maximizing your chances of scoring a grant award. Assessing federal grant opportunities for your agency ; Peering into the peer review process ; Selling your grant application with storytelling -- Writing to win. Providing supporting documentation ; Documenting your organization's history and capabilities ; Building a strong statement of need ; Presenting the program design section: the core of your application ; Managing the management and assets ; Connecting the solutions to the budget request line items -- Submitting your application and navigating what comes next. Checking the checklist and the content ; Taking the necessary steps after applying ; Moving forward after a win or a rejection ; Securing matching funds and other goodies from corporations -- The part of tens. Ten reputation-building tricks ; Ten ways to prove you're an ethical grant writer ; Ten ways to secure peer review opportunities.
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