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Unlike many formal professions, foundation grantmaking is a calling with no training programs and little definitive literature on the latest and best practices. Written for program officers and of considerable value to grantseekers, this volume is the first and only practical guide to making foundation grants and developing essential skills for effective and ethical grantmaking. Author Joel J. Orosz provides:* The history, structure, and function of foundations in society.* The complex role that program officers play in their day-to-day activities. * Real-world advice on a myriad of tasks--from meeting with applicants and reviewing their proposals to assisting the funded project and managing foundation initiatives. * A useful overview for those new to the field, helps more experienced program officers to think more deeply about their work, and shares rich insights for the thousands of nonprofit leaders who pursue foundation grants.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787952389
ISBN-10: 0787952389
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 162mm x 26mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Joel J. Orosz

JOEL J. OROSZ earned his Ph.D. in American history from Case Western Reserve University. He is the senior program director in the Philanthropy and Volunteerism programming area of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan.