Grant Management: Funding for Public and Nonprofit Programs by Jeremy Hall presents grant writing in its broader organizational management framework with 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 process, 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. The process-based approach begins with development of the program budget to reduce the need for narrative changes and facilitate error-free proposals
Author presents a step-by-step look at the submission process and encourages backward planning from the due date to ensure timely submission with advice for how to effectively use time between submission and a formal decision. This text also provides instructions for remaining compliant with reporting and other conditions required by the funding agency based on systematic consideration of how to distribute grant funds.
Written from the perspective of community development with information drawn from core theories and tools of public administration, this text addresses overarching theoretical issues for public management with an applied perspective of grant funding and management. This is an ideal text for students and public and nonprofit managers alike.
Grant Management: Funding for Public and Nonprofit Programs [Paperback]
Jones & Bartlett Publishers; 1 edition (March 3, 2009)