This is the format that most successful grantseekers use to develop proposals and that many funders use for application guidelines. Named the ?grantseekers? Bible? by the New York Times in 2006, the original guide has been used in over 40 countries and published in four languages, providing direction to over 1 million professionals. Updated and expanded, this new version of The Grantsmanship Center?s seminal publication on how to win grants gives essential information that?s crystal clear, easy to understand, and loaded with lots of concrete examples. This new edition sets novice grantseekers on the right track while challenging experienced nonprofit professionals toward increased rigor in their work. It includes updates of the well-loved checklists from the original and also tackles new and pressing topics such as prevention and delayed outcomes. Other areas covered: Universal concepts for translating any funder?s application guidelines The 8 components of a logical case for support, how they fit together and why they must How to develop meaningful outcomes How to develop a simple, useful program evaluation plan by answering 8 essential questions Anatomy of the budget Understanding varied matching fund requirements Adapting the basic model to develop proposals for arts & culture, capacity building, capital projects, general operations, planning, and research The vision and voice of the classic publication is enriched with updated and expanded material for the newest generation of grant developers. It covers everything you need to know to create effective programs and competitive grant proposals in today?s sophisticated nonprofit sector.