Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations

by Carolyn M. Driver, MA



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/27/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 204
ISBN : 9781452065540

About the Book

Jumpstart Your Vision!See the Vision! Believe the vision! Write the Vision! Do the Vision! "Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations" A grant proposal is a written document that discusses a proposed plan of projects or programs that are presented to prospective funders. The book explains how to define the purpose, goals, objectives, vision, and mission statements of the organization. The book also explains how to write a compelling grant proposal that states the real problem with clarity and also how to write a convincing needs statement to persuade funders to invest in your organization. This book is a user-friendly basic grant writing guide. It eliminates intimidation and fears. Practice workbook exercises will help build your confidence. Relax and enjoy the journey. Get motivated and excited! Look forward to writing a successful winning grant proposal. This book is a basic guide for beginner grant proposal writers for non-profit organizations. It includes eighteen chapters that discuss and explains the following topics: Introduction to writing grant proposals for non-profit organizations; The grant writing preparation process. What you will need; Applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status for nonprofit organizations; State goals and objectives for your project or program; Define your vision, purpose, and mission; How to write a letter of intent to funders; How to write your compelling statement of need; How to establish a relationship with funders; Method component; Evaluation component. Understanding the evaluation criteria for funding; Program development; Capability Statement; Budget component- Sample of cost effective budget; How to develop a grant writing team

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