Grassroots Grants

The revised edition of the best-selling guide includes how-to tips from 50 grantmakers who fund groups working for human rights, social justice, and environmental conservation. The book covers how grants fit into a complete fundraising program, designing fundable projects, grant research, building relationships with grantmakers, and preparing the proposal.


New to this edition:

• Four complete grant proposals, critiqued page by page so you can learn what makes them effective
• Chapters on raising money from faith-based grants programs, collaborative grantseeking, and legal issues for nonprofit advocates
• Worksheets, exercises, and role plays to improve your success with grants


“Commonsense tips for building effective partnerships with funders”

Jay Harris, Mother Jones,


“People rave about this book … gem of a resource.”

Laura Sullivan, Charity Channel,


“Can save you years of learning the hard way.”

June Rostan, former director, Southern Empowerment Project


“Combines a tough and thorough approach to fundraising with a deeply ethical world view. A must-read for caring community organizations operating in a competitive world.”

Maude Barlow, Council of Canadian,