The Nurse's Grant Writing Advantage: How Grantwriting Can Advance Your Nursing Career

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2011-12-01

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You have an idea you want to explore, but you have never written a grant request or sought founding for a project. So where do you begin? Whether you need a small local gift or a major sponsor, this book can show you how to get started with:

Author Biography

Rebecca Bowers-Lanier, EdD, MSN, MPH, RN, is president of B2L Consulting in Richmond, Virginia, where she works as an advocacy consultant at the state level for nonprofits in health care and public education. She has more than 20 years of experience as a nurse educator and nursing program administrator, and has worked on successful grantwriting and administration of national, state, and local grants.

Table of Contents

forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xii
Quizp. xiv
Grantmaking in Reverde: Awarding
Grantd Through Giving Circlesp. 1
Becoming a philanthropistp. 3
Giving away your moneyp. 4
FAQsp. 11
Finding a Solution for Your Practice Pet Peevep. 13
Converting your pet peeve into an actionable project (item)p. 15
Finding out what others have done to solve the problemp. 17
Focusing on solutionsp. 20
FAQsp. 23
Searching for Moneyp. 25
Finding fundersp. 27
Evaluating grantmakers' grants: Getting to know themp. 36
Oops. Can your organization receive grant funds?p. 40
FAQsp. 43
Project Planningp. 45
Convene a planning teamp. 48
Achieve consensus on the problemp. 50
Develop the plan for problem resolutionp. 53
FAQsp. 61
Making the Ask or Responding to a Request for Proposalsp. 63
Purposep. 65
Eligibility criteriap. 66
Selection criteriap. 67
Weighting of the proposalp. 71
FAQsp. 75
Evaluating the projectp. 77
Evaluation modelsp. 79
Integrating evaluation into your proposalp. 82
Funder requirementsp. 84
FAQsp. 86
The Budgetp. 87
Budget overviewp. 89
Budget specificsp. 92
FAQsp. 99
Putting On the finalp. 101
Submission requirementsp. 103
Supporting materialsp. 106
Perform one last check before clicking the "send" buttonp. 109
FAQsp. 112
Excelling at a Site Visitp. 115
Preparation for a site visitp. 116
The site visitp. 119
FAQsp. 121
Awaiting the Decision and Planning Next Stepsp. 123
The award letterp. 124
The rejection letterp. 128
FAQsp. 132
A. Glossaryp. 135
Useful Grantwritincf Internet Linksp. 141
Indexp. 227
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