Grassroots Grants: An Activist's Guide to Proposal Writing

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Written for grassroots organizations working for social change, this book is a welcome addition to the literature on grant-seeking. Author and activist Andy Robinson describes just what it takes to win grants, including how grants fit into your complete fundraising program, using your grant proposal as an organizing plan, designing fundable projects, building your proposal piece by piece, and more.

Grassroots Grants contains an analysis of four complete proposals, plus suggestions from forty foundation staff who fund groups working for social, economic, and environmental justice.

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"A manual for people who want to change the world."
— City Limits

"A wealth of insider tips . . .Quite simply, this book will tell grassroots activists how to write better grants."
— Philanthropy News Digest

"Reads like a cross between an expose and a how-to manual, with lots of nuts-and-bolts suggestions for improving your proposals."
— Terry Odendahl, former executive director, National Network of Grantmakers




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If you're new to proposal writing, this book will give you the skills you need to raise money from grants. Even experienced grantwriters will learn useful, hands-on ideas to improve their odds for success.
Author and activist Andy Robinson describes in plain English just what it takes to win grants for social justice.
You'll Learn About:
The pros and cons of chasing grants
How grants fit into a complete fundraising program
Using your grant proposal as a community organizing plan
Designing fundable projects
Grants research: how to find the money
Developing relationships with foundation staff
Building your proposal, piece by piece
Grants administration and reporting
The long haul: stamina, persistence, resilience

Grassroots Grants includes four complete proposals, plus suggestions from forty foundation staff members who fund groups working for social justice, human rights, and environmental conservation.

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9780787961770: Grassroots Grants: An Activist's Guide to Proposal Writing (Kim Klein's Fundraising Series)

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass, 1996
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