Grant Writing 101
In This Chapter
Knowing and showing what you plan to do with the funds
Seeking grants from public and private sector sources
Meeting all the requirements of a grant application
Keeping an eye — and software — on the progress of your applications
Dealing with acceptance and rejection
It often seems as if everyone wants a grant nowadays, but is everyone eligible for a grant award? With so much misleading information floating around out there, the answer isn’t clear. I’m here to dispel the myths and lay out the basics for you in black and white.
In this chapter, I get you familiar with the essential terminology and set the record straight on how to prepare for grant seeking and planning before you jump into the writing process.
Getting Up to Speed on Grant-Seeking Basics
Before leaving the grant-seeking starting gate without a seat belt or harness, I want to set the record straight about what a grant is, the many different types of grants, who awards grants, ...