ERIC Number: ED448538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
The Grantwriter's Internet Companion: A Resource for Educators and Others Seeking Grants and Funding.
This book offers a review of Web sites useful to educational grant writers. Chapter 1, "The Internet Advantage," examines the benefits that the Internet offers grant writers. These benefits include greater accessibility and savings in cost and time. Chapter 2, "Learning To Look: The World of Search Engines," examines strategies for effective use of search engines. Chapter 3, "Finding the Big Bucks: U.S. Department of Education," presents the departmental grant-giving agencies, programs, guidelines, and procedures on the Internet. Chapter 4, "Other Federal Agencies, Programs, and Publications," offers information on educational grants available from a variety of federal agencies. Chapter 5, "All about Foundations," analyzes the Foundation Center's Web site. Chapter 6, "Numbers, Numbers Everywhere: Other Useful Sites," catalogs online governmental statistical resources for use in grant problem statements. Chapter 7, "Make the Most of What You've Got: Educational Organizations and Associations," surveys resources from nonprofit organizations. Chapter 8, "Read All about It! Online Book Sellers, Journals, and Publishing Companies," compiles online book sellers, journals, and publishers. Chapter 9, "On the Home Front: State Departments of Education," evaluates the online resources from all 50 states. Chapter 10, "Other Internet Applications: Mailing Lists, Discussion Groups, and E-Mail," reviews a full range of Internet services for grant writers. Chapter 11, "When the Pencil Meets the Paper: Online Grantwriting Tips," links grant writers to online advice and tools. (Contains a 10-page index.) (TEJ)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Electronic Journals, Electronic Libraries, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Grants, Grantsmanship, Information Dissemination, Internet, Listservs, Online Systems, Program Proposals, Proposal Writing, Publications, Resource Materials, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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