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ERIC Number: ED457567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 253
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7879-4494-7
The Principal's Guide to Winning Grants.
Bauer, David G.
This book is intended to assist principals of public and private P-12 schools in developing and maintaining a grants system that uses grant funds to meet their schools' mission. Its aim is to describe the basic elements of successful grant-seeking. The following 13 topics are treated in their own chapters: (1) "The Principal's Role in Supporting Grantseeking"; (2) "Setting Up a Proactive Grants System in Your School"; (3) "Getting Ready: Assessing Needs, Establishing Goals, and Developing Solutions"; (4) "The Grants Marketplace: What a Principal Needs to Know"; (5) "Find the Best Funders: Matching Projects to Grantors"; (6) "Strategies for Contacting Prospective Grantors"; (7) "Putting the Proposal Together: Developing a Strategy, Plan, and Budget"; (8) "Preparing Federal Grant Proposals for Your School"; (9) "Improving and Submitting Your School's Federal Grant Proposal"; (10) "Developing Foundation and Corporate Grants Support for Your School"; (11) "Improving and Submitting Your School's Foundation/Corporate Proposal"; (12) "The Decision: Contacting Grantors and Dealing with Success/Rejection"; and (13) "The Principal's Role in Administering Grant Funds." Each chapter ends with a checklist to evaluate and improve the system of developing grants. The book contains 3 figures, 68 exhibits, and 10 tables. The bibliography contains lists of government grant resources, foundation grant resources, international revenue service center regional offices, corporate grant resources, and computer research services. (RT)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Revised edition of "The Principal's Guide to Grants Success" (1994) published by Scholastic Inc.