Grant Writing Handbook
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BeschreibungA comprehensive, step-by-step guide to grant writing
Webster's New World Grant Writing Handbook walks readers through every step of the grant writing process-from defining the project and getting and interpreting a foundation's guidelines to submitting and following up on the grant application. With clear, concise explanations, thorough coverage, illustrative examples, and expert advice, this helpful, complete resource gives grant writers all the information and guidance they need to succeed.
Sara Deming Wason (Syracuse, NY) holds a master's degree in nonprofit management from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Wason has over 20 years' experience in nonprofit administration, including the last 10 years in higher education development. She is currently Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Syracuse University where she is responsible for corporate foundation fundraising.
PART I: UNDERSTANDING CORPORATE AND FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING.
How Corporations and Foundations Fit into Your Overall Fundraising Strategy.
Why Corporations and Foundations Give.
Implications for Fundraisers.
PART II: THE NEW PHILANTHROPY.
Corporate and Foundation Funding in Perspective.
PART III: DEFINE THE PROJECT.
Generate the Idea.
Is Your Organization Prepared?
Make Sure Everyone Is on the Same Page.
PART IV: FINDING THE RIGHT FUNDERS FOR YOUR PROJECT.
What Makes a Good Prospect?
Know the Landscape.
Project-Specific Grant Searches.
Your Final List.
PART V: APPROACHING FUNDERS.
Make the Best Initial Approach.
Letters of Inquiry.
Other Forms of Communication.
The Next Step.
PART VI: ORGANIZE THE PROPOSAL.
Roles and Responsibilities.
PART VII: WRITING THE PROPOSAL.
Your Unique Voice.
The Funder's Requirements.
Nontraditional Proposal Formats.
PART VIII: PROPOSAL REVIEW AND FOLLOW-UP.
How Proposals Are Processed.
Develop a Proposal Tracking System.
Follow Up on Your Proposal.
Reply to the Funder's Decision.
PART IX: EFFECTIVE STEWARDSHIP.
Recognize the Funder.
Communicate About Your Project.
Develop a Stewardship Tracking System.
Build on Your Success.
Appendix A: Sample Proposal.
Appendix B: Proposal Forms.
Common Grant Application.
Appendix C: Characteristics of an Effective Fundraiser.
List of Characteristics.
A Word About Recognition.
Career Advice for Current and Prospective Fundraisers.
Appendix D: Government Grants.
You Must Have a Well-Defined Plan.
The Proposal Process Is Much More Restrictive.
An Agency Person Is Available for Questions.
Government Agencies Require More Documentation.
The Approval Process Is Clearly Defined.
Budgetary and Payment Processes Differ.
PortraitSara Deming Wason, Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Syracuse University, holds a master's degree in nonprofit management from Syracuse University?s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has over twenty years' experience in nonprofit administration, including the last ten years in higher education development.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 326 Seiten