Getting Grants

The Complete Manual of Proposal Development and Administration

This is intended for an American audience.

ISBN: 978-1-77040-025-2

Number of pages: 168

This book is intended for an American audience. Nonprofit organizations, public and private K-12 schools, faith-based organizations, hospitals, government agencies, and universities and colleges all compete for grants as a key element in their fundraising. The process of getting grants presented in this book applies to all these organizations, regardless of size.

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This is not another how-to-write-a-grant-proposal book. Unlike those books, Getting Grants argues that no matter what type of organization, there is a direct relationship between the organization’s internal proposal development process and how successful the organization is at securing grant funding.

Existing books focus solely on writing grant applications. Getting Grants deals with every step of the process:

  • how and where to find sources of funding
  • The pre-proposal planning and development stage
  • The completion of a grant proposal
  • The role of the grant writer and/or grants office in an organization
  • The role of the project director in the grants process
  • How to tailor the proposal and the budget to the funder (with tips gleaned from the author’s decade of experience)
  • How to nurture relationships with grant partner organizations

Getting Grants includes a CD-ROM with forms and checklists in MS Word format. The second edition includes examples of winning proposals!


More Information
Subtitle The Complete Manual of Proposal Development and Administration
Publication Date Aug 14, 2010
Market USA
PDF Preview Download URL
Edition Second Edition
Pages 168
Size 8 1/4 x 9 3/4
ISBN 978-1-77040-025-2
UPC 069635400258
About the CD The CD works with all versions of Microsoft Windows: 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7 (Vista and Windows 7 installation requires you to have Administrator rights on your computer).

Author Details - Alexis Carter-Black

Alexis Carter-Black has been employed as the Coordinator of Grants and Contracts at Oklahoma City Community College since 2000. She is responsible for proposal development and administration, including monitoring an average US$1.7 million in annual grant funds. Alexis previously worked for the Oklahoma State House of Representatives. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Public Administration (both from the University of Oklahoma).
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