In these tough economic times, funding opportunities have decreased, while competition for monies has increased. Thus, this how-to guide is a must for anyone interested in writing, procuring, and implementing grants. Designed for libraries and nonprofit organizations, Go Get That Grant! includes information about types of grants available through government agencies and foundations, as well as how to locate funding opportunities. From gathering basic information about an organization through accepting and implementing grants, Gail Staines provides step-by-step expert advice, numerous examples, and proven writing strategies. She also explains the processes of identifying fundable projects and selecting potential sources of funding. This volume also contains several appendixes with samples of strategic plans, narratives, budgets, needs assessments, evaluations, and much more. As securing funds becomes increasingly difficult, this current and useful book will prove enormously effective.Working with an individual to create an effective grant proposal takes many hours on the part of the writer. ... Additionally, it is very rare to be able to use grant funds to pay someone this type of compensation. ... Should you and your organization think that hiring a grant writer is the best course of action, do your homework.
|Title||:||Go Get That Grant!|
|Author||:||Gail M. Staines|
|Publisher||:||Scarecrow Press - 2010-04-26|