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The Foundation Center's guide to proposal writing / Jane C. Geever.

Author/Creator:
Geever, Jane C.
Publication:
New York : Foundation Center, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 290 p. ; 26 cm.
Edition:
6th ed.
Series:
Fundraising guides.
Fundraising guides.
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Subjects:
Proposal writing for grants -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Summary:
Detailed instructions on preparing successful grant proposals is explained. Incorporating the results of 40 interviews with grantmakers across the nation, the Guide reveals their priorities in reviewing submissions and provides insight into what makes a winning proposal. The guide oulines the entire proposal-writing process including pre-proposal planning tips, components of the proposal and gives guidance from grantmakers. To illustrate key points, excerpts from successful grant proposals are inserted throughout the guide. A complete model proposal is included in the appendix. An updated bibliography features selected resouces on proposal development, including web and print sources.
Contents:
Introduction. The proposal is part of a process
Getting started: Establishing a presence and setting funding priorities
Developing the proposal: Preparation, tips on writing, overview of components
Developing the proposal: The executive summary
Developing the proposal: The statement of need
Developing the proposal: The project description
Developing the proposal: The evaluation
Developing the proposal: The budget
Developing the proposal: Organization information and conclusion
Variations on the project proposal format
Packaging the proposal
Researching potential funders
Contacting and cultivating potential funders
Online applications
Funder reviews of the proposal
Due diligence
Meeting with funders
Life after the grant
or rejection
What the funders have to say
Sample proposal
Selected resources on proposal development
Resources of the Foundation Center.
Contributor:
Foundation Center.
ISBN:
9781595424044 (alk. paper)
1595424040 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
780415781