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SU’s Wason publishes grant writing handbook
SU’s Wason publishes grant writing handbookNovember 10, 2004Edward Byrnesedbyrnes@syr.edu
Worldwide publishers John Wiley & Sons, Inc. recently published the “Webster’s New World Grant Writing Handbook” by Sara Deming Wason, Syracuse University’s executive director of corporate and foundation relations. The book is a comprehensive guide that provides grant writers with step-by-step instructions to crafting grant-winning applications.
Wason’s 310-page book explains and details all facets of corporate and foundation fundraising, including identifying current trends and good prospects, approaching funders, organizing and writing proposals, and developing a stewardship tracking program.
A review of Wason’s book on Amazon.com says, “With clear, concise explanations, thorough coverage, illustrative examples, and expert advice, this helpful, complete resource gives grant writers all the information and guidance they need to succeed.”
Wason holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management from SU’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit administration, including the past 10 years in higher education development.