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Find Grant Funding Now! draws on author Sarah Aubrey's vast experience in finding money for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and communities to provide an insider's look at why some proposals get funded and others just don't. Written by a recognized thought leader in the world of grant-funding strategy and acquisition, this book presents a five-step prosperity process--Project, Peruse, Ponder, Prepare, and Patience--in a ready-to-use format.
This essential guide navigates the federal agency funding process, exploring the grant-funding marketplace and looking at what is out there for the asking. Covering each of the steps in detail, Find Grant Funding Now! helps you connect steps to your actions with solid discussion of what's out there and who's got the money.
Find Grant Funding Now! explores:
- Why grants now?
- Five steps to navigating the grant process
- Is there really money out there?
- Strategies for grant success
- Finding the money
- Perspectives on prosperity
- The types of work you can fund with grants
- Creating a project team
- Scoring your application
Read Find Grant Funding Now! for insights about when and where grants are effectively used, hot areas for funding right now, and how to determine when grants really don't fit at all.
A practical, proven system for finding, applying for, and winning grants for your small business
This year alone, there is at least $350 million worth of grant money available for small businesses. But plenty of small businesses will miss out on that money because they either don't know it's there or don't know how to get it. Written by a consultant who helps individuals, local governments, and nonprofits find and receive grant money, Find Grant Funding Now! provides proven, step-by-step guidance on applying for and win the grant money they need to succeed.
Utilizing the simple five-step process that the author successfully uses for her own clients, this is virtually the only book on the market dedicated to helping small businesses get grants. It features a wealth of valuable resources and even a customized Grant Readiness Assessment Tool that helps entrepreneurs and small business owners make sure they're fully prepared before they file the paperwork.
- Includes a proven and effective Five-Step Prosperity Process for finding and landing grants
- Features sample forms, checklists, budgets, merit reviews, 30- and 60-day grant project management plans, and more
- Written by the founder of a full-service funding firm that helps entrepreneurs, communities, universities, trade associations, and cooperatives obtain grant funds from governments and foundations
If you need cash to start or expand your small business, Find Grant Funding Now! offers a practical system that gets real results.