Finding Funding: Grantwriting from Start to Finish, Including Project Management and Internet Use (5th Revised edition)
By: Ernest W. Brewer (author), Charles M. Achilles (author)Paperback
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'The authors introduce very valuable ideas//strategies with tips and guidelines that could make every grant proposal successful' - Joen Hendricks-Painter, Educational Consultant. 'It is a great reference to have for serious grantwriters' - Janet Hurt, Assistant Superintendent 'I think this is a wonderful grantwriting book filled with lots of examples and tips. The documentation that they included was very helpful, as well as the exhaustive listing of sources and internet sites' - Shari Weber, Principal This latest edition of the best-selling Finding Funding brings the reader up to date with the ever-changing technology and strategies of writing successful government, foundation, and private grants. With this significant update, the authors focus on the same winning strategy as the previous best-selling editions find people and organizations with money, target proposals effectively, and understand how to traverse the various terrains of funding agencies to find and obtain the funding you need. This book is an absolute necessity for any educator interested in winning grants for research, programs, or special projects.
Ernest W. Brewer is Professor and Principal Investigator/Director in the Department of Human Resource Development and Department Head of Child and Family Studies at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK). He is currently servinig as the Principal Investigator/Project Director of six federally funded grants. Charles M. Achilles is Professor of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Eastern Michigan University (EMU). He received his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Rochester and worked briefly at the (former) U.S. Office of Education, for 21 years at the Bureau of Educational Research and Service, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for 6 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and since 1994 at EMU.
List of Table List of Figures Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors About the Contributors Introduction Part I. Exploring the Grants World 1. Unraveling the Mystique in Grant Applications 2. How to Explore Grant Possibilities in Education 3. Using the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulation 4. Using the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 5. Using the Internet to Access Funding Resources 6. The Hub of Federal Grants: Grants.gov Part II. Writing Grant Proposals 7. What Are the Components of a Proposal? 8. Components of a Foundation Proposal 9. Writing a Federal Grant Proposal 10. Helpful Hints From Proposal Writing Professionals 11. Reviewing a Funded Proposal 12. Submitting a Grant Electronically 13. Understanding How Grants Are Awarded 14. The Players and Their Roles in the Process Part III. Implementing, Operating, and Terminating a Project 15. Implementing a Funded Project 16. Understanding EDGAR and GPRA 17. Understanding Site Visits and Audits 18. Closing Out a Project Bibliography Resource A: Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations Examples Resource B: Abbreviations Resource C: State Points of Contact (SPOC) Resource D: Glossary of Terms Index
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