pt. 1. Getting ready to seek grant support for your organization -- pt. 2. Public/government funding opportunities -- pt. 3. Private/foundation funding opportunities -- pt. 4. Private/corporate funding opportunities.
From gifts of blankets, chickens, and candles to multimillion-dollar gifts and billion-dollar campaigns, voluntary support of American higher education has been part of the American ethos since the founding of the colonial colleges. Peter Dobkin Hall in 1992 noted that "no single force is more responsible for the emergence of the modern university in America than giving by individuals and foundations." Institutions are turning to private giving to meet budgetary demands. This book provides a review of the philanthropy and fundraising literature and addresses the impact of philanthropy on American higher education, the theoretical under-pinnings and motivations for voluntary support, and a comprehensive look at the mechanics of fundraising.
Ideas are products of individual human minds. Some of the ideas that emerge in educational, cultural, health-related, community, service, and faith-based organizations are potentially as important to the institutions as their endowments. These ideas are the concern of this guidebook: how to encourage their articulation, how to muster the cooperation necessary to turn them into formal blueprints, and how to secure whatever support is needed to see them materialize as projects serving the interests of the originators and their institutions. Designed for grant seekers in the digital age, this book helps readers make sense of the various printed and Web-based resources that are available to improve the quality of proposals and find successful funding. The chapters cover origins and early development of an idea, drawing up a proposal, finding funding sources, submitting a proposal, evaluation of a project, grant administration, and basic resources.
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.
The Foundation Directory contains information on more than 80,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities. Also included are two separate sections holding information on 500,000 recently awarded grants and reproductions of the latest IRS 990 or 990-PF forms submitted by all of the public and private grantmaking foundations found in the directory.
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