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The Foundation Center's guide to proposal writing

Geever, Jane C. (Author). Foundation Center. (Added Author).
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Fundraising guides.
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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 658.15 GEEV (Text) 39231032552834 Special Collection Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library R 658.15224 Gee (Text) 78731000466419 Computer Lab Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781595424044 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1595424040 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xvii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: 6th ed.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Foundation Center, [2012]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction. The proposal is part of a process -- Getting started: Establishing a presence and setting funding priorities -- Developing the proposal: Preparation, tips on writing, overview of components -- Developing the proposal: The executive summary -- Developing the proposal: The statement of need -- Developing the proposal: The project description -- Developing the proposal: The evaluation -- Developing the proposal: The budget -- Developing the proposal: Organization information and conclusion -- Variations on the project proposal format -- Packaging the proposal -- Researching potential funders -- Contacting and cultivating potential funders -- Online applications -- Funder reviews of the proposal, due diligence -- Meeting with funders -- Life after the gran--or rejection -- What the funders have to say -- Sample proposal -- Selected resources on proposal development -- Resources of the Foundation Center.
Summary, etc.: Detailed instructions on preparing successful grant proposals is explained. Incorporating the results of 40 interviews with grantmakers across the nation, the Guide reveals their priorities in reviewing submissions and provides insight into what makes a winning proposal. The guide outlines the entire proposal-writing process including pre-proposal planning tips, components of the proposal and gives guidance from grantmakers. To illustrate key points, excerpts from successful grant proposals are inserted throughout the guide. A complete model proposal is included in the appendix. An updated bibliography features selected resources on proposal development, including web and print sources.
Subject: Proposal writing for grants United States Handbooks, manuals, etc
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