There are countless Grant Writing courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need (2014)
- Grant Writing For Dummies 6e (2016)
- Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals (2013)
- The Complete Book of Grant Writing: Learn to Write Grants Like a Professional (2012)
- Getting Funded: The Complete Guide to Writing Grant Proposals (2016)
- Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals (The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Series) (2019)
- Writing the NIH Grant Proposal: A Step-by-Step Guide (2017)
- How to Write a Grant Proposal (2003)
- Nonprofit Guide With Easy to Implement Ideas & Tips from Industry Experts (2016)
- The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist (2010)
- Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals (Perfect Phrases Series) (2007)
- Good to Great Grant Writing: Secrets to Success (2019)
- Successful Grant Writing, 4th Edition: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals (Gitlin, Successful Grant Writing) (2013)
- The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need (Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers &) (2009)
- The Nuts and Bolts of Grant Writing (2014)
Written by two expert authors who have won millions of dollars in government and foundation grants, this is the essential book on securing grants. It provides comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers, including vital up-to-the minute interviews with grant-makers, policy makers, and nonprofit leaders. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking grants in today’s difficult economic climate.The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need includes:
Grant Writing For Dummies 6e (2016)
Though hundreds of thousands of grant opportunities exist, finding the right one can be a challenge. Grant Writing For Dummies, 6th Edition offers expert guidance for locating available grants, carefully applying, and ultimately winning a grant.
Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals (2013)
Winning Grants Step by Step “Warning: this book works.
Get the Funding You Need!Grant writing is an intricate process, and any bits of misinformation or formatting errors can be the deciding factors when it comes to allotting money. The Complete Book of Grant Writing is a must-have reference if you’re seeking funding through grants-government grants, foundation grants, specialty grants, taking a grant writing class or course, and more.
The latest edition of the national best-selling textbook on grant writing. This book has been the go-to resource for grant writers for forty-five years. Getting Funded guides you step-by-step through the grant seeking process, so you can succeed in today’s highly competitive funding environment.
Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals (The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Series) (2019)
From small startups to established national organizations, nonprofits large and small depend on grant funding to survive and thrive.
Authors William Gerin, Christine Kapelewski, and Niki L. Page are here to help you secure NIH funding for your research! Writing the NIH Grant Proposal, Third Edition offers hands-on advice that simplifies, demystifies, and takes the fear out of writing a federal grant application.
Step-by-step guidance on how to write effective grants that get the funding you need. Complete with examples of fully-completed proposals, you’ll also get an easy-to-use companion website containing guide sheets and templates that can be easily downloaded, customized, and printed. The authors provide examples of completed proposals and numerous case studies to demonstrate how the grant-seeking process typically works. Order your copy today!
Nonprofit Guide With Easy to Implement Ideas & Tips from Industry Experts (2016)
Based on expert advice and insights from a variety of respected industry experts, Nonprofit Fundraising 101 is an essential text for nonprofit professionals, volunteers, activists, and social entrepreneurs who want to leverage best practices to promote their cause.
The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist (2010)
The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips from grant officers and fundraising specialists.
These days, it’s not enough to work for a good cause or worthy organization. If you want to receive funding from a corporation, community, foundation, or government institution, it all comes down to one thing: your proposal.
Christopher M. Clark, Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University "Good to Great Grant Writing is a very quick read and highly recommended for grant writers, authors submitting book proposals, job seekers writing cover letters, freelancers needing better time management skills and anyone who writes for a living." —
Successful Grant Writing, 4th Edition: Strategies for Health and Human Service Professionals (Gitlin, Successful Grant Writing) (2013)
This book is easy to read and understand. It is a great resource for individuals wishing to write grants.
The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need (Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need: Top Grant Writers &) (2009)
This book is designed to help nonprofit organizations craft proposals for grants from foundations, companies, and government agencies.
In this practical, accessible guide for students, faculty, and other university personnel, author Cynthia E.
Best Grant Writing Books: The Ultimate Collection
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some grant writing books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
The London Object: Writing London at the End of Capitalism
Author(s): Grant Hamilton
ID: 3012023, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2021, Size: 5 Mb, Format: pdf
The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need
Author(s): Ellen Karsh
ID: 2564967, Publisher: Basic Books, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing, and Writing Successful Proposals
Author(s): Tori O'Neal-McElrath, Lynn Kanter, Lynn Jenkins English
ID: 3067154, Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Year: 2019, Size: 707 Kb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.