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Your go-to guide for getting that coveted grant

Though hundreds of thousands of grant opportunities exist, finding the right one can be a challenge. Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition offers expert guidance for locating available grants, carefully applying, and ultimately winning a grant. From writing compelling applications to properly adhering to strict guidelines and parameters, it takes the intimidation out of the process and shows you how to increase your ability to get a piece of the billion-dollar pie for your non-profit or for-profit organization. You’ll even have access to sample applications, letters, and budgets online to help you stand out from the competition.

As the amount of established granting foundations increases, so does the amount of money available. But for most grant-seekers, the application process can be long, tedious, and highly competitive. Packed with step-by-step instructions for registering with Grants.gov, up-to-date grant opportunities available via newly created websites and online databases, updated resources and best practices—and more—Grant Writing For Dummies is your all-encompassing guide to navigating the entire grant-writing process.

  • Find grant opportunities in the public or private sector
  • Create strong statements of need tailored for your prospects
  • Navigate federal regulations
  • Apply for grants online
  • If you’re ready to create powerful, successful applications and proposals that convey your need for grant funding, help is a page away!

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    Though hundreds of thousands of grant opportunities exist, finding the right one can be a challenge. Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition offers expert guidance for locating available grants, carefully applying, and ultimately winning a grant. From writing compelling applications to properly adhering to strict guidelines and parameters, it takes the intimidation out of the process and shows you how to increase your ability to get a piece of the billion-dollar pie for your non-profit or for-profit organization. You’ll even have access to sample applications, letters, and budgets online to help you stand out from the competition.

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    As the amount of established granting foundations increases, so does the amount of money available. But for most grant-seekers, the application process can be long, tedious, and highly competitive. Packed with step-by-step instructions for registering with Grants.gov, up-to-date grant opportunities available via newly created websites and online databases, updated resources and best practices—and more—Grant Writing For Dummies is your all-encompassing guide to navigating the entire grant-writing process.

  • Find grant opportunities in the public or private sector
  • Create strong statements of need tailored for your prospects
  • Navigate federal regulations
  • Apply for grants online
  • If you’re ready to create powerful, successful applications and proposals that convey your need for grant funding, help is a page away!

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    Introduction 1

    Part 1: Getting Started with Grant Writing 5

    CHAPTER 1: Grant-Writing Basics 7

    CHAPTER 2: Preparing for the World of Grant Seeking 23

    CHAPTER 3: Understanding What It Takes to Get Funded 35

    Part 2: Digging Up Grant-Funding Opportunities 47

    CHAPTER 4: Wading into Public-Sector Grants 49

    CHAPTER 5: Navigating the Grants.gov Gateway 63

    CHAPTER 6: Researching Potential Private-Sector Funders 75

    CHAPTER 7: Finding What’s Available for Individuals and Businesses 89

    CHAPTER 8: Identifying Funds for Nongovernmental Organizations 97

    Part 3: Maximizing Your Chances of Winning a Grant Award 103

    CHAPTER 9: Finding Federal Grant Opportunities That Fit Your Needs 105

    CHAPTER 10: Winning with Peer Reviews 119

    CHAPTER 11: Resuscitating Your Writing 135

    Part 4: Following the Funder’s Guidelines 145

    CHAPTER 12: Preparing Preliminary Documents 147

    CHAPTER 13: Developing the Organizational Capability Boilerplate Narrative 161

    CHAPTER 14: Validating Your Needs with a Compelling Narrative 173

    CHAPTER 15: Using Best Practices to Build the Program Design Narrative 185

    CHAPTER 16: Crafting Your Proposed Project Management Team Narrative 209

    CHAPTER 17: Creating a Budget That Includes All the Funding You Need 223

    Part 5: Triple-Checking Your Application, Submitting, and Following Up 245

    CHAPTER 18: Checking Off the Mandatory Requirements 247

    CHAPTER 19: Knowing What to Do after Submitting Your Application 261

    CHAPTER 20: Winning or Losing: What’s Next? 271

    CHAPTER 21: Requesting Matching Funds and Other Goodies from Corporate Grant Makers 281

    Part 6: The Part of Tens 291

    CHAPTER 22: Ten e-Grant Tips 293

    CHAPTER 23: Ten Steps to Becoming a Grant-Writing Consultant 299

    CHAPTER 24: Ten Ways to Continue Building Your Grant-Writing Skills 305

    Index 309