Grant Writing 101: Everything You Need to Start Raising Funds Today (Paperback)
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A Crash Course in Writing Powerful, Persuasive Grants
Grant Writing 101 provides straightforward and effective strategies for improving results. It is a wonderful reference guide for experienced fundraisers and an invaluable 'how-to' manual for those starting their careers.
--Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
This new book is an essential tool in helping nonprofits manage grant writing by keeping it simple, easy, and enjoyable
--Barb Larson, CEO, American Red Cross, Silicon Valley
Grant Writing 101 offers quick and easy tactics for getting the funding you need--right now
Written to enable beginners with little or no experience to hit the ground running, it covers:
- Ten tactics for writing a compelling proposal
- Tips for finding the best grantor for your needs
- Important components of various types of grants
- Next steps for when you're approved
Includes samples of grant proposals and budget presentations
About the Author
Victoria Johnson, CFRE, is a successful grant writer, fundraising professional, and author who is one of only a few hundred in the country to hold the designation Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), practice-based credentials that demonstrate a proven mastery of the standards set for core knowledge and skills required of fundraising executives after at least five years of experience. In addition to her current role as Development Director for a major metropolitan city, Johnson has twenty years of professional experience in grant writing and research, grant management, public relations, donor cultivation, fundraising, capital campaign readiness, corporate sponsorships, special event planning and implementation, press releases, collateral material design, budget monitoring, and contract administration. She is also on the Board of Directors for Friends of the Library, Los Gatos, CA. She is an acting member for her local Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) chapter, has been a featured speaker at the Silicon Valley chapter of AFP, and served on an "Ask the Experts" panel in June 2009. Her article on fundraising, "What's Working," was published in the July/August issue of Philanthropy magazine. She holds a BS from San Jose State University with a major in Business Administration, and served in the US Air Force Reserve and the California Air National Guard.