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Author O'Neal-McElrath, Tori
Title Winning Grants Step by Step : The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013
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Edition 4th ed
Descript 1 online resource (146 pages)
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Series The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Ser. ; v.19
The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Ser
Note Intro -- Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals -- Copyright -- Contents -- Website Contents -- List of Figures, Samples, and Worksheets -- Acknowledgments -- The Author -- How to Use This Workbook -- Introduction: An Overview of the Grantseeking Process -- Categories of Support -- The Proposal Process -- Types of Proposals -- Tips for Writing Proposals -- Step 1: Developing the Proposal Idea -- Logic Models in Program Design -- Proposal Development Review Questions -- Step 2: Developing Relationships with Funders -- Making the Initial Approach -- Developing the Relationship -- Sending Email Inquiries to Funders -- Contacting a Funder by Telephone -- Writing a Letter of Inquiry -- Meeting with a Funder -- Letter of Inquiry Review Questions -- Step 3: Writing a Compelling Problem Statement -- Purpose of the Problem Statement -- Content of the Problem Statement -- Problem Statement Review Questions -- Step 4: De ning Clear Goals and Objectives -- Purpose of the Goals and Objectives Components: The "So What?" Factor -- Definition of Goals and Objectives -- Outcome Focus Objectives -- Writing Outcome Objectives -- Tips for Writing Good Goals and Objectives -- Goals and Objectives Review Questions -- Notes -- Step 5: Developing the Methods -- Purpose of the Methods Component -- Content of the Methods Component -- Tips for Writing the Methods Component -- Methods Review Questions -- Step 6: Preparing the Evaluation Component -- Purpose of the Evaluation Component -- Specific Virtues of Evaluation -- Internal or External Evaluation -- Content of the Evaluation Component -- Evaluation Review Questions -- Step 7: Developing Sustainability Strategies -- Purpose of the Sustainability Component -- Content of the Sustainability Component -- Tips for Writing the Sustainability Component
Sustainability Review Questions -- Step 8: Developing the Program Budget -- General Budget Overview -- Basics of a Program Budget -- Stage 1: Review, Research, and Organize -- Review the Grant Application for Specific Budget Requirements -- Research and Organize Budget Information -- Stage 2: Develop the Budget -- Selecting a Spreadsheet Software Tool -- Establish the Budget Period -- Estimate Revenues and Expenses -- Direct Costs -- Indirect Costs -- In-Kind Support/Donated Goods and Services -- Record Budget Information -- Stage 3: Review, Update, and Review Budget Again -- Stage 4: Develop the Budget Justification -- The Budget Justification -- The Budget: Final Thoughts -- Program Budget Dos and Don'ts -- Budget Review Questions -- References -- Step 9: Writing the Organization Background Component -- Purpose of the Organization Background Statement -- Content of the Organization Background Component -- Tips for Writing the Organization Background Component -- Background Statement -- Organization Background Review Questions -- Step 10: Writing the Proposal Summary -- Purpose and Content of the Summary -- Tips for Writing the Summary -- Summary Review Questions -- Step 11: Putting the Package Together -- Purpose and Content of the Cover Letter -- Purpose and Content of the Appendixes -- Packaging the Proposal -- Specific to Paper Proposal Submissions -- Specific to Electronic Submissions -- Sending the Proposal -- Step 12: Sustaining Relationships with Funders -- Following Up on the Proposal -- Managing a Site Visit -- Keeping the Funder Informed -- Responding to the Funder's Decision -- When the Proposal Is Funded -- When the Proposal Is Not Funded -- Final Thoughts -- Bibliography -- Resource A: What Is a Foundation? -- Resource B: How to Research Funders -- Resource C: Resources for Grantseekers -- Resources for Individual Grantseekers
Prospect Resource Tools -- Logic Models -- Online Application Examples -- Measuring Social Change, Social Justice -- Program Evaluation -- Budget Information -- Government Grant Opportunities -- Board Resources -- Research and Data Resources -- Other Resources -- Index
Tori O'Neal-McElrath is the director of institutional advancement at the Center for Community Change, a national organization founded in 1968 to build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to have a significant impact in improving their communities and the policies and institutions that affect their lives
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: O'Neal-McElrath, Tori Winning Grants Step by Step : The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2013 9781118378342
Subject Proposal writing for grants.;Nonprofit organizations -- Finance
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Alt Author Carlson, Mim
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