Millions of people dream about making money as a freelance grant writer. But grant writing is different than any other type of writingùit requires specific elements as well as a certain style and know-how. By the nature of this series, this book is a clear, concise, and easy-to-follow guide. Covering the basic skills every grant writer needs, they will learn how to get the funds they are asking forùno matter how stringent the submission guidelines. This book explains all a prospective grant writer needs to know, including how to:
Find the money up for grabs
Apply for government and foundation grants
Build community collaborations and partnerships
Write a statement of need
Develop a budget and budget narrative
Fill out appropriate paperwork
This book gives writers the insider information they need to confront the competitive market and seal the deal.
Nancy Burke has garnered an estimated $20 million in grant funds on behalf of her clients. She also served at the Frey Foundation where she reviewed grants and made recommendations for funding to the board of trustees.