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Designing and Planning Programs for Nonprofit and Government Organizations. A comprehensive guide for those who carry out program planning in nonprofit or government human service organizations. The authors walk through the entire process of planning projects from initiation to completion. Edward J. Pawlak and Robert D. Vinter, Jossey-Bass, 2004, 288 pages. $60.00 members, $65.00 non-members.
The How To Grants Manual: Successful
Grantseeking Techniques for Obtaining Public & Private Grants.
Based on techniques and strategies developed during his career as a
successful grantseeker and trainer, Bauer presents a complete grants
strategy. David G. Bauer, Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc., 2003,
How to Write Knockout Proposals: What You
Must Know (And Say) to Win Funding Every Time. In 51 short chapters,
Barbato gives suggestions for every phase of the proposal-writing process.
He shows why you need more than a good idea and how to communicate with
funders. Joseph Barbato, Emerson & Church, 2004, 124 pages. $25.00
The Only Grant Writing Book Youll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers and Grant Givers Share Their Secrets! This book contains 16 lessons, tips to improve your chances of winning a grant, a proposal checklist, and sample grant forms. Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003, 368 pages. $16.00 members, $20.00 non-members.
The Process of Program Evaluation. A must for individuals writing evaluation components of applications. John Van Maanen, The Grantsmanship Center, Inc., 46 pages. $10.00 members, $15.00 non-members
Program Planning & Proposal Writing, Expanded Version . This guide to grant writing contains the most widely-used proposal format in the world. Norton J. Kiritz, The Grantsmanship Center, Inc., 1980, 47 pages. $8.00 members, $10.00 non-members.
Proposal Checklist & Evaluation Form
A checklist of the essential points to consider in reviewing your final
product. Norton J. Kiritz, The Grantsmanship Center, Inc., 4 pages.
Storytelling for Grantseekers: The Guide to Creative Nonprofit Fundraising. An organic approach to proposal writing, telling the organizations story in narrative form. The author highlights creative elements that unify an effective proposal. Cheryl A. Clarke, Jossey-Bass, 2001, 144 pages. $25.00 members, $30.00 non-members.
Winning Grants: Step By Step, Second Edition. The author leads you through creating a proposal, and outlines the three important criteria for a competitive proposal: a clearly stated goal, compelling evidence its importance, and a well-reasoned plan to meet it in a cost-effective manner. Mim Carlson and The Alliance for Nonprofit Management, Jossey-Bass, 2002, 128 pages. $25.00 members, $30.00 non-members.
Writing for a Good Cause: The Complete Guide
to Crafting Proposals and Other Persuasive Pieces for Nonprofits.
The authors introduce the reader to writing proposals, case statements,
newsletters, and all of their various parts, from executive summaries
to appendices. Joseph Barbato and Danielle Furlich, Fireside, 2000,