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More Grant Resources

We tracked down the following online resources to supplement those you have found on Education World.

Basic Elements of Grant Writing
This publication is an easy guide to the basic elements of grant proposal writing and is offered to assist applicants to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and to other funding sources. It offers guideposts to help you through each stage of the process.

Community Projects Resources
The more the community relies on its own resources for a project, the more empowered it becomes. Use these modules in drawing a fine line between seeking some outside resources while not overdoing the reliance on external resources.

The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center offers scholarships for full-day training courses designed to empower grantseekers to successfully seek financial support. The scholarships for small community-based organizations cover $100 of the registration fee.

Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
This Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal was created to help empower people to be successful in gaining funds for projects. It is built on the assumption that it is through collaboration and participation at all levels that long term change can be effected.

Writing a Grant Proposal
this guide from Houghton-Mifflin offers tips for marketing your proposal, knowing your budget, and being brief. This resource also includes a Grantionary, a glossary of grant-writing terms.

The Art of Grantsmanship
Grant writing is a competition. With success rates falling to 50% or below, the difference between success and failure often results, not just from the quality of the science, but from the quality of the grant application. "Grantsmanship" can make the difference.

Innovation Network
This nonprofit organization shares planning and evaluation tools and know-how. They provide consulting, training, and online tools for nonprofits and funders. When organizations understand what works and why, they can deliver stronger programs and create lasting change in their communities.

Proposal Writing Help
This resource from the University of Michigan offers tips for finding a sponsor interested in funding your idea, writing a letter of inquiry, writing your grant narrative, as well as special considerations that surround the grant-writing process.

Writing Winning Grants
Alan November offers this document, which is designed to lead you through the process of writing a grant -- from developing a winning attitude to fulfilling the technical requirements of the grant application. Here's how to proceed.



Updated 03/13/13