This book is an essential weapon for anyone looking for funding in the extremely competitive grantseeking world. It explains how and why to approach both public and private sponsors with t just information, but persuasion, for the best chance for success. * Provides a detailed discussion of pre-proposal contacts that identifies the questions that help to qualify potential funding sources and enable readers to fine-tune proposals so they more closely match sponsors' logical and psychological needs, priorities, and hot buttons * Supplies comprehensive analyses of the key features that made successful proposals persuasive, including verbatim reviewer comments and sponsor grant award tification letters * Incorporates new content and features in this updated edition, such as model proposals covering a broader range of health, education, and social service topics; easier-to-read antations; expanded information on budgets and budget narratives; and a logic model that can be adapted for project-planning purposes * An essential resource for anyone seeking funding for ecomic development (e.g., city planning, land use, urban revitalization); education, such as for libraries, day care programs, public and private schools, and colleges and universities; first responder services; government agencies; health care; philanthropic organizations; social services; fine or performing arts; and religious or other special interest groups
Jeremy T. Miner, MA, is president of Miner and Associates, Inc., a consulting firm that provides grantseeking and fundraising services to nonprofit organizations. Kelly Ball-Stahl, PhD, is senior grants specialist at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, WI.