Summary: Much more than a book on compiling grant proposals, Grant Management: Funding for Public and Nonprofit Programs presents grant writing in its broader organizational management framework. This text takes a comprehensive approach to external funding for public and nonprofit agencies. The book begins with an introduction to grants, their types, their history and their key characteristics to inform the next stage the search for funding. A key part of any management proce ...show moress, an entire chapter considers the purpose and approaches to evaluation that should be considered in conjunction with grant-funded programs. The book concludes with a chapter that considers the process in reverse how to go about distributing funds as a grant maker rather than a grant seeker. This text leads the reader through the technical steps of preparing an application, explaining the process used to make decisions, key aspects of grant management, and includes a summary of important factors directly pertaining to grant funds. Written from the perspective of community development, With information drawn from core theories and tools of public administration, Grant Management: Funding for Public and Nonprofit Programs addresses overarching theoretical issues for public management as well as offers an applied perspective of grant funding and management. This is an ideal text for students and public and nonprofit managers alike. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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