The Grant Writing Book
The Grant Writing Book is a Step-by-Step Guide to learning how to develop successful grants for non-profit organizations, education institutions, faith-based organizations, and individuals interested learning or applying for various types of grant funding. Appropriate for beginning, intermediate, and advanced grant writers, this must-have guide provides valuable information on the pre-grant writing, research and identifying grant funders, grant writing, and the post-grant writing processes.
Each chapter of this book follows the step-by-step process of grant writing. Learn how to assess your organization by conducting a SWOT analysis, determine grant readiness, identify and communicate with potential funders, solicit support for your program or project, and write a compelling grant proposal. Learn how to identify your goals, objectives, and create program strategies by creating an effective logic model. Also included in this book is a detailed template of a program budget, which idenitfies a breakdown of expenses and revenues based on the federal government guidelines.
Shelia Hester-Friday is a former adjunct professor with over twenty-five years of grant writing, strategic planning, and program development experience. She is also credentialed with the internationally recognized Grant Professional Certification (GPC) endorsement.