Grant Writing for Dummies [With CDROM]

Grant Writing for Dummies [With CDROM]

By Beverly A. Browning

For Dummies, Paperback, 9781118013878, 330pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 2011

Grant Writing For Dummies, 4th Edition, guides readers through the entire grant-writing process and provides consumers with 25 percent new and updated material in order to stay current with application protocols and new grant opportunities. Updated information includes: * How to separate oneself from the pack and secure your grant in a slow, post-recession economy * Advice for NGOs (non-government organizations) and NPOs (non-profit organizations) seeking assistance in the non-domestic grant arena * A new chapter on applying online for e-grants; identifying which foundations use the online application; and formatting suggestions for a clean and organized e-application. * Step-by-step instruction for registering with and using, the largest online federal grant database * Using other government-based grant sites that use different application processes than, including the Justice and Labor Departments * Lists and recommendations for up-to-date grant opportunities via newly created Web sites and databases * Strategic advice for grant writers during research, program design, and the application process, in order to keep current with the increasing expectations of granting boards * A new section on ready-to-use perfect phrases so readers quickly know the right words to use for the three major sections of every successful grant proposal The new edition includes an interactive CD packed with sample materials and proposal templates to get readers started and help tailor their proposals.

About the Author
Bev Browning, a national grant writer and consultant with nearly two decades of experience, has won $80 million in grants. She is the author of a dozen grant-related publications and teaches online grant writing classes for Education To Go.