Waddy Thompson raised money for the arts for more than thirty years, working for a number of New York City nonprofits including Whitney Museum of American Art, InterSchool Orchestras of New York, New York Foundation for the Arts, The Authors Guild Foundation, and Symphony Space. He is the author of several books on fundraising, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Grant Writing, The Wise Guide to Winning Grants, The Quick Wise Guide to Writing Grant Proposals, and The Quick Wise Guide to Fundraising Readiness. He is also a former faculty member of New York University’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising. He trained as a composer at Eastman School of Music and Florida State University, earning a doctorate from the latter. He now lives in Sarasota, Florida, and his web site is grantadviser.com.
The Wise Guide to Winning Grants
The Wise Guide to Winning Grants provides readers with the information they need to research funders and write winning grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and government agencies, as well as major gifts from individuals. The entire process is described step-by-step with numerous real-life examples in an easy-to-read conversational style.
Readers will find advice on how to make your proposals stand out from the crowd and avoid common mistakes. This book will be helpful to grant writers in every nonprofit sector, as well as for entrepreneurs seeking start-up funding.
The Quick Wise Guide to Fundraising Readiness2018
An Introduction to Grants and Freelance Grant Writing2018
The Quick Wise Guide to Writing Grant Proposals2017