Grant Proposal Makeover: Transform Your Request from No to Yes

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  • Copyright: 2006-12-01
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Nine out of ten grant proposals are rejected. Grant Proposal Makeover shows how to transform lackluster proposals into excellent ones-that have the potential to be funded. This book stands out from other traditional grantwriting books because it illustrates common flaws and problems in proposals and shows exactly how to fix them. It also includes helpful tips and quotes from foundation program officers and funding community insiders taken from an international survey of foundation professionals.

Table of Contents

The Authors
Demonstrating the Fit: Making First and Lasting Impressions
Disorganized Proposals: Bringing Order to the Chaos
The Case of the Missing Needs Statement: Honing the Heart of the Proposal
Too Much of a Good Thing: Taming the Statistician
Evaluation: Making Sure the Proposal Measures Up
Budgets: Telling Your Story in Dollars and Cents
Proposal Length: The Long and Short of It
Split Personality: What Happens When There's More Than One Writer
Florid Writing: When Proposals Go Over the Top
The "Mystery" Proposal: Making Sense of Nonsense
The Perfect Package. Mission Accomplished: Transformation Complete
Checklist for a Memorandum of Understanding
Grantmakers Responding to Our Survey
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