Introduction: Why Storytelling?
ONE First Steps: Getting Ready for Grantseeking.
TWO Research and Relationships: Finding and Cultivating Your Audience.
THREE The Short Story: Writing Letters of Inquiry.
FOUR The Proposal Narrative: Introducing the Characters and the Place.
FIVE The Need or Problem: Building Tension and Confl ict into Your Story.
SIX Goals, Objectives, and Methods: Making Changes by Addressing the Problem.
SEVEN Evaluation and Future Funding: Writing the Epilogue and Planning for a Sequel.
EIGHT The Budget: Translating Your Story from Words to Numbers.
NINE The Summary, Titles, and Headings: Preparing Your Marketing Copy.
TEN Packaging: Publishing Your Proposal Story.
ELEVEN Site Visits and Beyond: Interacting with Funders.
TWELVE Beyond Grants: Applying the Storytelling Method.
Appendix: The Final Manuscript: Two Letter Proposal Samples.