Getting Funded: The Complete Guide to Writing Grant Proposals

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Compete Successfully for Shrinking Funding Dollars

In the existing climate of increased competition for reduced funding dollars, writing a winning grant proposal is essential.

Get the answers to your most troublesome questions. Drawing on over 60 years of experience in the field, authors Dr. Mary Hall, and Susan Howlett take you step by step, through this complex and sometimes frustrating process. Everything is covered, from current trends in funding to all the nuts and bolts necessary for writing a successful proposal.

By illustrating points with clear examples, incorporating checklists, a teaching guide for instructors, and other useful tools to keep you on track, the 4th Edition of Getting Funded continues to be the definitive reference on writing grant proposals available today.

You will learn how to:

Test the appeal of your idea
Measure your organization's capability to carry out what it proposes
Research and develop your idea
Select the most promising funding sources
Construct your proposal from abstract to budget, using proven management planning procedures.
Present and negotiate your proposal
Prepare for a subsequent round of funding

Who Should Use Getting Funded?

Everyone responsible for raising funds:
Social service program personnel
Health Professionals
Nonprofit organization development personnel
Graduate students involved in dissertation planning
Everyone who oversees organizations involved in fundraising:
Elected and appointed officials
Nonprofit organization board members and executives
University administrators
Research and project directors

Everyone who plans and seeks support for new programs or ventures:

Public sector administrators proposing new programs
Private sector managers proposing new ideas or initiatives

What's new in this edition?

Web resources and numerous helpful checklists
A brand new section for instructors teaching proposal writing including a sample syllabus for 11-week and 3-week courses and suggested assignments for each chapter
More guidance and examples for small organizations in addition to larger, more sophisticated applicants

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From the Publisher:

Getting Funded, 4th edition, offers a wealth of information for both novice and seasoned grant writers, program administrators, teachers, and students. It covers many types of funding organizations from the private and public sectors and explains the best way to approach each type. It describes the basics of planning, preparing, and submitting a proposal, breaking down each component of the process into manageable segments and illustrating them with clear examples.

Authors Mary Stewart Hall and Susan Howlett have extensive experience in making grants, teaching proposal writing, and working with and consulting for private foundations and nonprofit organizations. From this expertise, they offer detailed tools and techniques to make specific types of proposals successful and tips that only an industry insider could know.

New to this edition are a section of Web resources, numerous helpful checklists, and more guidance and examples for small organizations. There is even a set of teaching guides for instructors, a feature which puts this book in a class by itself.

About the Author:

Dr. Hall is a professor and the founder of the Executive Master's in Not-for-Profit Leadership Program at Seattle University in Washington. She is also president of Stewart/Hall, a consulting firm serving U.S. and international private, corporate, and government grantmakers. From 1977 to 1995 she was president and trustee of the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundatoin and vice president of corporate affairs for Weyerhaeuser Company. While there, Dr. Hall wrote the second and third editions of GETTING FUNDED.

Ms. Howlett has been helping nonprofits raise money joyfully since 1975 as a board member, development director, executive director, and freelancer. For the last 15 years, she has been a fund-raising consultant to hundreds of nonprofits throughout the United States (especially noninstitutional organizations, small nonprofits, and rural communities). From 1991 to 2001, Ms. Howlett led the Seattle-based Puget Sound Grantwriters Associatoin, bringing thousands of grantseekers and grantmakers together through presentations, conferences, workshops, and joint projects.

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Mary S. Hall; Susan Howlett
Published by Continuing Education Press (2003)
ISBN 10: 0876780710 ISBN 13: 9780876780718
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Continuing Education Press, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110876780710

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