1. Demystifying the Grants Process. 2. Getting Ready to Seek Grants Support. 3. Forming a Grants Advisory Group. 4. Creating a Compelling Needs Statement. 5. Generating Proposal Ideas. 6. Understanding the Grants Marketplace. 7. Researching Potential Funders. 8. Contacting the Grantor Before You Write the Proposal. 9. Developing Project Objectives. 10. Building a Project Planner. 11. Writing Government Grant Proposals. 12. Improving and Submitting Your Federal Grant Application. 13. Writing Foundation and Corporate Proposals. 14. Improving and Submitting Your Foundation/Corporate Proposal. 15. Dealing with the Decision, and Building Your Grantseeking Base.
DAVID G. BAUER is president of David G. Bauer Associates, a consulting firm that provides educationally based grantseeking and fund--raising seminars and materials. An acknowledged grants expert and noted lecturer, Bauer is the author and developer of several books, videotape series, and software programs on grantseeking and fund--raising.
"Bauer gives us yet another very helpful and concise book on competitive grants..." (Illinois State Foreign Language Newsletter, 2/02)