The Wise Guide to Winning Grants: How to Find Funders and Write Winning Proposals

Waddy Thompson (Author)



The Wise Guide to Winning Grants provides you with the information you need to research funders and write winning grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and government agencies, as well as major gifts from individuals. The entire grant writing process is described step-by-step with numerous real-life examples in an easy-to-read conversational style.

You'll find advice on how to make your proposals stand out from the crowd and avoid common mistakes. This book will be helpful to grant writers in every nonprofit sector, as well as for entrepreneurs seeking start-up funding.

You will learn how to:

  • Find the best prospects to fund your cause
  • Write a persuasive grant proposal that contains all the essential information
  • Create a budget that will inspire confidence in funders
  • Manage the research, grant writing, and reporting processes, and
  • Get started as a freelance grant writer.

As the author of a previous successful book on grant writing, a fundraiser with more than 30 years experience, and an instructor for New York University's Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, Thompson is well qualified to help you find the funding your charity needs.

Product Details

Price: $18.98
Publisher: Stitch-In-Time Books
Published Date: March 01, 2017
Pages: 280
Dimensions: 7.01 X 0.59 X 10.0 inches | 1.08 pounds
ISBN: 9780998512419

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About the Author

Waddy Thompson has successfully raised funds over the last 30 years for a variety of New York City arts organizations, ranging from small grassroots groups to the Whitney Museum of American Art and Second Stage Theater. He has taught grant writing for New York University's Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising and has run grant writing workshops for a wide variety of organizations. In summarizing his teaching in this book, he seeks to demystify the grant-making process and empower people who are passionate about a cause to raise more funds.