Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing by Barbara FloerschThe Grantsmanship Center’s 1972 publication, Program Planning & Proposal Writing, established the accepted model that grantseekers use to develop proposals and funders use to develop application guidelines. That seminal publication written by Norton J. Kiritz and named the “grantseekers’ Bible” by the New York Times in 2006, was used in over 40 countries, published in four languages, and used by over 1 million people.
The new, 2015 book, Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing, distills insights Grantsmanship Center trainers have gained from over 125,000 nonprofit professionals and provides essential guidance that is clear and assessable. This book maintains the vision and voice of the original publication, but is vastly updated and expanded to cover everything today’s nonprofit professionals need to know to create effective programs and competitive grant proposals. It will set new grantseekers on the right track, and challenge experienced nonprofit professionals towards increased rigor in their work.
The new edition includes updates of the well-loved checklists from the original and also tackles new and pressing topics.
• Understand universal concepts in grantsmanship so you
can translate any funder’s application guidelines.
• Understand the eight components of a logical case for
support, how they fit together and why they must.
• Learn to develop meaning outcomes for a “prevention
• Develop a simple, useful program evaluation plan by
answering 8 essential questions.
• Understand the anatomy of a budget and varied ways
funders calculate matching fund requirements.
• Adapt this foundational model for various types of
proposals: arts & culture, capacity building, capital
projects, general operations, planning, and research.
ISBN 13: 9781930250017
R eady for the next generation of nonprofit professionals! The original publication by Norton Kiritz rocked the world of grants. Named the "grantseekers' Bible" by the New York Times in , the original guide has been used in 40 countries, published in four languages, and used by over 1 million professionals. This updated, expanded edition maintains the voice and vision of the original. It's clear, fun to read, easy to understand, loaded with examples, and essential for everyone who seeks grant support. Reviews from important voices in the field agree it's a winner! Before applying for any grant, read this book.
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This is the format that most successful grantseekers use to develop proposals and that many funders use for application guidelines. Named the "grantseekers' Bible" by the New York Times in , the original guide has been used in over 40 countries and published in four languages, providing direction to over 1 million professionals. Updated and expanded, this new version of The Grantsmanship Center's seminal publication on how to win grants gives essential information that's crystal clear, easy to understand, and loaded with lots of concrete examples. This new edition sets novice grantseekers on the right track while challenging experienced nonprofit professionals toward increased rigor in their work. It includes updates of the well-loved checklists from the original and also tackles new and pressing topics such as prevention and delayed outcomes.
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The New York Times referred to the original as "the grant seekers bible" because for more than 40 years it has set the standard for the grant development field. Used in more than 40 countries, translated into three languages, and the trusted companion of more than a million readers, now this guide is ready for the new generation! Learn More. Get serious about finding the right funders! Understand the research tools and how to use them, the best ways to organize a search, and how to manage the information you find. Securing and managing grants is a vital part of the Executive Director's responsibility.