By Sherie Sanders, information curator, eCivis
Like anything new, grant writing can be daunting at first. Many municipal employees are expected to write grants without any formalized training at all. Here are links to three articles for beginners that provide some basic tips to help you find your compass and move forward.
Need to familiarize yourself with the different types of grants? This article will help you distinguish between the three categories listed in the title.
Often new grant writers are so focused on completing the perfect proposal they forget the most important part - understanding the funders' perspective. The above article "easedrops" on funders to let you know what they are thinking.
Still, have questions? In this post, Beverly Browning addresses almost everything you wanted to know about overcoming grant writer paralysis but was afraid (or didn't know who) to ask!
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