In the highly competitive arena of grantseeking, fundraisers need resources in order to win grants and fulfill their organization's mission. This new, thoroughly updated edition of the bestseller offers a guide that any organization can use to secure funding from private foundations or the government. Filled with updated examples, this guide directs the novice grantseeker and offers a refresher course for experienced grantwriters. Following the process presented will improve anyone's ability to transform an idea that needs support into a proposal that demands funding. It is part of the new Jossey-Bass "Nonprofit Guidebook Series".
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List of Samples, Worksheets, and Figures. CD Contents. Acknowledgments. The Authors. About the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. How to Use This Workbook: Making the Magic Happen. Introduction: An Overview of the Grantseeking Process. STEP 1: Developing the Proposal Idea. STEP 2: Developing Relationships with Funders. STEP 3: Writing a Compelling Need Statement. STEP 4: Defining Clear Goals and Objectives. STEP 5: Developing the Methods. STEP 6: Preparing the Evaluation Component. STEP 7: Developing Sustainability Strategies. STEP 8: Preparing the Program Budget. STEP 9: Writing the Organization Background Component. STEP 10: Writing the Proposal Summary. STEP 11: Putting the Package Together. STEP 12: Sustaining Relationships with Funders. Special Resource Section. A. Types of Foundations. B. How to Research Funders. C. Sample Logic Model. D. Making the Call, by Sarah S. Brophy. E. Bibliography. F. Helpful Websites for Grantseekers. How to Use the CD-ROM.
Mim Carlson is the executive director of the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society. Tori O'Neal-McElrath is the principal of O'Neal Consulting Services, Inc. The Alliance for Nonprofit Management is a professional association of individuals and organizations devoted to helping nonprofits fulfill their missions by improving their management and governance capacity.