Getting your business, idea, or product funded is a rigorous endeavor that requires a good deal of planning, research, and collaboration.
Grants are but one of many ways to pursue and (hopefully) secure funding for short, medium, and/or long term support.
There are many approaches to successful grant writing.
As a seasoned grant writing professional and Project Management Professional (PMP)®, author and educator La Juana Chambers Lawson
has found success in writing grants by mastering the following components: (1) Project Management, (2) Staging the Entity or Readying the Organization, (3) Digital Inclusion, (4) Collaboration, and (5) Governance.
In the real world, effective decision-makers actively hedge their bets to increase their likelihood of success.
Pursuing grants is a risky endeavor that usually does not produce gains or rewards that efficiently recover what was invested. This book should be read in advance of pursuing grants, no matter the industry or scope of work, in order to gain a more circumspect, inclusive, and technological perspective of what all grant writing entails from a learned professional and entrepreneur who consults organizations throughout the world to and through success one project at a time.