Today's public and private schools can no longer rely ontraditional sources of funding to fulfill their educational goals.Although grants have become increasingly popular alternatives forfinancial support, principals and their staff must face stiffcompetition for these limited sources. This practical, step-by-stepguide is for principals who want to improve their chances ofwinning grants for their schools.
As administrative leaders, principals are in a pivotal position tomotivate teachers, parents, and volunteers in the grantseekingprocess. This guide provides principals with techniques formobilizing school staff, coordinating community support, developingwinning proposals, constructing realistic plans and budgets, andsuccessfully implementing those grants that have been awarded.David Bauer is not only an educator and former administrator but anoted expert in grantseeking and fund-raising. He draws from hisextensive experience to share useful strategies as well asresources, including worksheets, forms, sample proposal formats,and checklists to measure progress. The grants marketplace can be atremAndous resource for schools who know their way around. Thisguide helps empower schools and their leaders in resolving theirfunding problems.