Grant Writing 101

A Crash Course in Writing Powerful, Persuasive Grants!

Grant Writing 101 offers quick and easy tactics for getting the funding you need—right now!

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Written to enable beginners with little or no experience to hit the ground running, it covers:

  • Ten Tactics for Writing a Compelling Proposal
  • Tips for Finding the Best Grantors
  • Expert Tips for Making Your Proposal Stand Out
  • Dozens of Proven Proposal Samples
  • Secrets from a Veteran Grant Writer
  • Advice from Funders, Foundations, and Other Expert Grant Writers

Grant Writing 101 has everything you need—to Raise the Funds You NEED!!!


“This new book is an essential tool in helping nonprofits manage grant writing by keeping it simple, easy, and enjoyable!”
—Barb Larson, CEO, American Red Cross, Silicon Valley


“Grant Writing 101 provides straightforward and effective strategies for improving results. It is a wonderful reference guide for experienced fundraisers and an invaluable ‘how-to’ manual for those starting their careers.”
—Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation


About the Author

Victoria Johnson, CFRE, is a successful grant writer, fundraising professional, and author who is one of only a few hundred in the country to hold the designation Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), practice-based credentials that demonstrate a proven mastery of the standards set for core knowledge and skills required of fundraising executives with more than five years of experience.

In addition to her current role as Development Director for a major metropolitan city, Johnson has twenty years of professional experience in grant writing and research, grant management, public relations, donor cultivation, fundraising, capital campaign readiness, and corporate sponsorships. She also volunteers on the Board of Directors for nonprofit organizations.