ERIC Number: ED212398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
Reference Count: 0
How to Write Proposals for State, Federal and Private Funds. Resources for Rural Development Series: Handbook No. 2.
Second in a series of three developed to assist rural Americans interested in improving their communities to lock into outside resources for community betterment, this handbook concentrates on proposal writing and the grants process. Part I discusses the key points for proposal writing. These include identifying the process, identifying and documenting local needs, and researching potential funding sources. Part II discusses preparation, submission, and followup of the proposal process. It contains an in-depth discussion of the steps outlined in Part I. Part III discusses presentation and support of the proposal writer's idea and details the general major components of proposals. Part IV contains data on funding sources including foundation and grants sources and names of organizations with grants information and services. Appendices include information on available money, when to use a consultant, components of a good proposal, a brief alternative view of what a proposal is, and copies of the documents referred to in the main text of the handbook. (CM)
Descriptors: Community Development, Data Collection, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Grants, Grantsmanship, Information Sources, Needs Assessment, Private Financial Support, Program Proposals, Proposal Writing, Rural Areas, Rural Development, State Aid
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, 293 Roberts Hall, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY 14853 ($1.50/set, $2.00/2 sets, $3.00/3 or more sets).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, Ithaca, NY.
Authoring Institution: Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Dept. of Rural Sociology.
Note: For related documents, see RC 013 129-131.