"Now more than ever in these tight financial times and increasing needs, collaborating may be an issue of survival for nonprofit organizations. This book is required reading for those who wish to continue advancing their institutional missions and programs."
"I've never underestimated the insightfulness and practical nature of Jeremy and Lynn Miner's grantseeking advice and they've never let me down."
"Collaborative Grantseeking is the one book that uses concrete examples to guide grant leaders effectively through the process of planning, writing, implementing and evaluating collaborative projects. In this era of connectedness, Miner and Miner offer valuable support."
"Straight talk about how to analyze requests for proposals, generate ideas for innovative projects, and empower and energize project partners means that you can write more persuasive grants, form more successful collaborations, stimulate innovation that is consistent with your mission, and build a future full of opportunities."
"This book offers practical advice on why some collaborations succeed while others fail. It goes on to offer many useful guidelines on how you can lead a successful collaboration, ranging from picking grant partners to evaluating collaborative efforts. While this book focuses on collaborative grantseeking, the tips are equally applicable to any nonprofit organization whether pursuing grants or just wanting to run more efficiently."
"This book takes a well-known concept in the development field, 'friend-raising precedes fund-raising,' and applies it to grantsmanship in a new and powerful way. Rather than focusing exclusively on the relationship between the grant application and sponsor, it explains in practical terms how nonprofit organizations can prepare to work with each other (i.e., become friends) so that they can write more competitive collaborative grant proposals (i.e., raise funds)."
"Maintaining a statewide network that collaborates on diverse projects to prevent childhood injury means knowing how to manage people as well as secure funding for planned activities. Collaborative Grantseeking works on both levels, providing real-life examples of successful grant proposals as well as strategies for promoting goal sharing and cooperation among project partners."