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This book has been updated and revised to help beginning students and grantwriters write an effective proposal, which increases their chances of success. The Third Edition of Proposal Writing: Effective Grantsmanship is not an exhaustive text on proposal writing; its purpose is to provide a solid foundation upon which to add years of experience to fine-tune grant writing skills. Authors Soraya M. Coley and Cynthia A. Scheinberg de-mystify the grant writing process and provide a guide to writing that is as jargon-free and simple to use as possible. New to the Third Edition Provides greater coherence and logic in the presentation of the chapters : A new organization around The Fundamentals of Proposal Writing; The Three Lens of Proposal Conceptualization; and Writing the Proposal. Includes new topics : New chapters cover Using Technology in Proposal Development and Understanding the Agency and Funding Environment. Offers an accompanying Web site : A student study site helps readers create their own proposals and further develop and practice concepts in the book. Intended Audience This is an excellent guide for beginning grant writers as well as graduate courses such as Grantwriting and Fundraising for Social Work, Social Work Program Planning, and Social Work Administration in the department of social work.
Table of Contents
|An Orientation to Proposal Writing|
|Components of a Proposal|
|The Process of Submitting a Proposal|
|The Difference Between Grants and Contracts|
|Organizing the Writing|
|Writing for an Established Organization or Starting Your Own|
|Writing Style and Format|
|Using Technology in Proposal Development|
|The Role and Use of Search Engines|
|Review of Funder's Websites|
|Evaluating Data and Other Information|
|Electronic Submission of the Proposal|
|Understanding the Agency and Funding Environment|
|Understanding the Agency|
|Understanding the Community|
|Understanding the Funder|
|Needs-Based Program Development|
|Understanding the Community Through Data|
|Understanding Barriers to Service|
|Program Design and Theoretical Orientations|
|Conceptualizing Proposal Ideas|
|Working with a Collaborative|
|Sustainability and Institutionalization|
|Writing the Needs Statement|
|The Purpose of the Needs Statement|
|A Guide to Writing the Needs Statement|
|Writing Goals, Objectives and Implementation Plan|
|Developing the Implementation Plan|
|Writing the Project Narrative|
|Writing the Evaluation Plan|
|The Benefits of Evaluation|
|Developing an Evaluation Plan|
|Writing the Evaluation Section|
|Other Evaluation Considerations|
|Creating the Budget|
|Types of Budgets|
|Budgeting for the First-Time Grant Writer|
|Other Budgeting Issues|
|Agency Capability and Finishing Touches|
|The Agency Capability Statement|
|Requesting Letters of Support|
|The Proposal Abstract|
|The Title and Title Page|
|The Cover Letter|
|Funding Resource Information|
|References and Suggested Readings|
|About the Authors|
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