This guide will help you in starting to research and write grant proposals
Last Updated: Aug 30, 2012
Welcome to the RichLyn Library LibGuide for Grants and Grant Writing. This guide assists in locating sources of grants and providing links to proposal writing assistance. The Grant Resources tab has usefull links for national and local agencies that provide grants plus a section with links to improve your grant writing skills. The Find Books and Find Articles tabs contains search boxes and links that take advantage of the resource available through the library.
Successful Grant Writing : Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals
Call Number: Online
The book lays out an approach to thinking about grant writing and the necessary vocabulary and knowledge to effectively read a funding opportunity, determine its appropriateness to pursue vis a vis your ideas, and level of professional development, and the processes for applying for funding. This edition also includes expanded coverage of important areas including how to develop a grant budget, implement effective trans-disciplinary collaborations (an approach that is being advocated in many of the new NIH funding opportunities), interpret reviewers' comments, and manage a grant project upon its award.
The only grant-writing book you'll ever need
Call Number: HG177.5.U6 K37 2003
This is the revised and expanded edition of the most sought-after guide for everyone seeking grants: nonprofits, state and local governments, universities, school administrators, teachers, artists, and those seeking funds for scholarly and cultural enterprises. Written by two authors who have won millions of dollars in grants — and updated to include vital information and advice accumulated since The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need first appeared — this new edition provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers, demystifying the process while offering indispensable advice from funders and grant recipients. It includes the following. Guidance on developing a realistic, cost-effective, collaborative program Concrete suggestions (with practice exercises and examples) for approaching each section of a grant so that the proposal is absolutely clear to the funder A glossary of terms with any word, phrase, or concept a grant writer may need, plus fifty tips for writing a winning proposal Funders roundtables put you inside the minds of the people who award grants