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Grant Development -- Books

Demystifying Grant Seeking 
Judith E. Nichols
2001, 241 Pages, Book
This book offers to down to earth advice on implementing effective grant-seeking process based on the art of fearless grant seeking. It is written for nonprofit professionals and fundraisers. It will help to dispel myths and overcomes fears that will lead to grant-writing success.  

Grant Writing: Strategies for Developing Winning Proposals
Patrick W. Miller, Ph.D.
2002, 254-page Book
This book walks funding seekers through the major phases of grant development. It includes 8 chapters with clear guidelines for preparing grant applications, more than 75 illustrations and examples, review questions and answers, 13 exercises on proposal writing and budget development, a glossary and up-to-date resources, including Web sites.

The Only Grant Writing Book You'll Ever Need
Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox
2003, 368 Pages, Book
This book will show you how to figure out what a grant
maker really wants, and how to make the most effective pitch. This book is for everyone seeking grants--non-profits all the way to governments. 



Books can be checked out for one month, audio and video tapes for two weeks. Contact the Distribution Center at or 701 231-7882 to check out Staff Resource Library materials, or stop by Morrill 10 to browse the shelves.