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Grantwriting, Fundraising, and Partnerships

Grantwriting, Fundraising, and Partnerships
Strategies That Work!

December 1995 | 200 pages | Corwin

"A well-organized, comprehensive resource that will be sought after by educators, this user-friendly book offers invaluable strategies."
Dr. Lucille Beisner, Director Gifted Programs
Richmond Community Schools

From classroom teachers to school administrators, everyone is scrambling for some extra money. Your purchasing power has eroded sharply over the last decade, and you're looking for new ways to fund school programs. Look no further.

In their new book, Ruskin and Achilles offer step-by-step instructions and proven strategies designed just for educators. This comprehensive guide contains specific and practical information that will help you negotiate the often confusing world of private sector grantwriting. It's a "how-to" book that will make it easier for you to get more money for your school.

Every aspect of grantwriting is thoroughly discussed, from questions to ask before you begin, to resources for grants available to educators. Ruskin and Achilles help you understand the private funding process so that you will be more likely to write a successful proposal.

You'll find out how to:

  • Identify a funder for your project, and coordinate your goals with theirs
  • Describe your school setting using catchwords that elicit positive responses
  • Market your grant proposal
  • Develop partnerships between your school and community businesses

If you've ever wished for more money to support innovative programs or to augment your school's budget, then Grantwriting, Fundraising, and Partnerships was written with you in mind. It has the facts and the tips you need to complete your successful grantwriting project.

Planning a Proposal
The Beginning

Funding Strategies and School/Business Partnerships
Writing the Proposal
`Insider' Information
Grant Resources for Teachers, Students, and Schools

This book, although dated somewhat, provides strategies for educators. I will use this book along with the Peterson book for grant writing with my education students.

Dr Kelly Conn
College of Professional Studies, Northeastern University
April 8, 2011

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