Federal Grantseeking Sampler: Tips and Best Practices for Applicants
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What lessons can you learn to improve your applications for federal funding? The Grantseeking Sampler provides a compilation of tips and best practices from the Local/State Funding Reportweekly subscription newsletter.
- Best practices recommendations on preparing for grantseeking to make it easier, smarter and more successful
- Valuable dos and don’ts to move your application to the top of the pile
- Tips to help you cover the basics, then apply the polish!
- Insight about how review panels are organized – and what they’re looking for
The Grantseeking Sampler includes the following articles:
- The Basics of Building a Project Notebook
- Researching the Past to Improve Your Future
- The Basics: Letters of Intent
- Constructing the Perfect Budget Proposal
- Tips to Make Your Proposal Competitive
- Steer Clear of Proposal Writing “Don’ts”
- A Look Inside a Proposal Review Panel
- Downloadable file
Adrianne Fielding is the managing editor of Thompson's line of award-winning grant publications. She has more than 7 years experience providing grant seekers, award recipients and funding agencies with the information and tools to connect policy with practice toward stronger applications, more successful grantees and effective grant program management. Ms. Fielding was previously an associate with Booz Allen Hamilton, directly supporting the Department of Commerce's recommendations of nearly $4 billion in Recovery Act broadband awards, and is also the former Director of Research and Content at eCivis, a grants research and technology firm. Ms. Fielding is a current board member of the National Grants Management Association. She graduated with honors from Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in sociology and received a master's degree and completed doctoral training in sociology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Liza Casabona is Thompson's editor of Local/State Funding Report and the Guide to Federal Funding for Governments and Nonprofits. Ms. Casabona has a decade of experience as a writer and editor covering a broad range of topics including grants, business and retail trends, Washington and the federal government. Ms. Casabona graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts in history.
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