Please strictly use the recommended resources or else it will not be accepted for grade and I will dispute the paper. Please follow the instruction carefully. 4-5 pages needed. The textbook is included in the browse file.
Follow the instruction in the file. please read carefully and credibly supported by at least three to four brief cited and referenced current scholarly source no more than 7 years old. Use the recommended resource/ references provided by the professor. The post should focus on current realities. APA format, and references. Please use the textbook source and resources. Whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize another person’s work, you need to cite the source within your paper. It is not enough to just list the source in the References or Works Cited at the end of your paper. Failing to properly cite someone else’s words and ideas at the point they show up in your paper is plagiarism
Week 5 – Assignment
[WLO: 3] [CLO: 3]
There are numerous websites designed to assist a grant writer and/or nonprofit manager in identifying and obtaining grant funding for their organization. Using the criteria below, critically analyze one website in a 1400- to 1750-word (four to five page) paper. Be sure to include the website URL and the primary purpose of the website in your analysis. Address the following questions/topics in your paper:
· Background and detail about the author of the site.
· How useful is the site in identifying possible grants?
· What resources (grant writing tips, sources for grants) does the site offer for the grant writer/manager?
· What material or topic is missing that might be useful to add to this site?
· How do you know the information is current and verifiable?
How easy is it to navigate this site and find pertinent information?
Worth, M. J. (2021).
Nonprofit management: Principles and practices
(6th ed.). Sage Publications, Inc.
· Chapter 14: Social Enterprise and Earned Income
· Chapter 17: Governing and Managing International and Global Organizations
Stannard-Stockton, S. (2008, December 30). Sacrifice notion sabotages our non-profits. Financial Times, 6. (ProQuest Document ID: 1619612391).
· Daniel, B. V., West, J. K., Daniel, G. E., & Flowers, P. (2006). Grant writing as a funding source and collaborative endeavor. College Student Affairs Journal, 25(2), 199-208. (ProQuest Document ID: 1173322511).
· Hofland, B. F. (2007). How American foundations plan and make decisions: A guide for the perplexed. Generations, 31(2), 54-59. (ProQuest Document ID: 1472519141).
· IRS fact Sheets help nonprofits comply with laws. (2008, May). Nonprofit World, 26(3), 8. (ProQuest Document ID: 1489060001)
· Knickman, J. R. (2007). Grantwatch perspective: Understanding the craft of philanthropy: Do we make something that should be simple too complex? Health Affairs, 26(6), 1776-1778. (ProQuest Document ID: 1384874811).
· Porter, R. (2007). Why academics have a hard time writing good grant proposals. Journal of Research Administration, 38(2), 37-43. (ProQuest Document ID: 1388431311).
· Stannard-Stockton, S. (2008, December 30). Sacrifice notion sabotages our non-profits. Financial Times, 6. (ProQuest Document ID: 1619612391).
· Zweibel, N. R., & Golden, R. L. (2007). What foundations and nonprofits can do to foster productive relationships. Generations, 31(2), 41-46. (ProQuest Document ID: 1472519121).
· BoardSource. (2003, March 1).
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Implications for Nonprofit Organizations (Links to an external site.)
. GuideStar. Retrieved from
https://trust.guidestar.org/the-sarbanes-oxley-act-and-implications-for-nonprofit-organizations (Links to an external site.)
· Fritz, J. (2017, April 03).
How Is a Nonprofit Different From a For-Profit Business? Getting Beyond the Myths (Links to an external site.)
. the balance. Retrieved from https://www.thebalance.com/how-is-a-nonprofit-different-from-for-profit-business-2502472
GuideStar (Links to an external site.)
. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.guidestar.org
· IRS.Gov (n.d.).
Tax Information for Charities and Other Non-Profits (Links to an external site.)
. Retrieved from https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits
· McNamara, C. (n.d.).
Two Basic Types of Organizations: For-Profit (Business) and Nonprofit (Links to an external site.)
. Free Management Library. Retrieved from http://managementhelp.org/org_thry/types.htm
· Online Compendium of Federal and State Regulations for U.S. Nonprofit Organizations. (n.d.).
Tax-Exempt Organization Reference Chart (Links to an external site.)
. Retrieved from http://www.muridae.com/nporegulation/documents/exempt_orgs.html
Content CriteriaTotal: 5
Provides background and detail about the author of the site.
Describes usefulness of site in identifying grants.
Describes resources offered for the grant writer.
Determines whether or not there is missing material and whether or not information is current and verifiable.
Evaluates ease of navigation.
Writing and Organization CriteriaTotal: 2
The central theme/purpose of the paper is clear.
The structure is clear, logical, and easy to follow.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
The thoughts are clear and include appropriate beginning, development, and conclusion.
Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences.
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
The paper uses words and language that are inclusive, clear, and unambiguous.
Spelling is correct.
Research CriteriaTotal: 2
The paper includes a summary and analysis of research materials that are relevant to the assignment, e.g. scholarly journals, professional articles, legal documents, government documents, legal decisions, media clips, software, measurement instruments websites, personal communication, etc.
Professional/scholarly journals are peer reviewed and focus on the profession/application of psychology (located on Proquest, EBSCOHost, PsycNET, etc.). Non-scholarly articles include newspapers, periodicals, secular magazines, etc, and are not peer reviewed. Websites not approved include wikipedia.com and about.com.
Research focuses on the most current information (past five to ten years) except when citing seminal works (e.g. Freud, Erickson, etc.).
Paper includes the appropriate number of references required by the assignment.
When appropriate, the paper addresses ethical considerations in research.
Style Criteria Total: 1
The paper is in the appropriate APA format used by the institution/program (e.g. the 6th edition).
The paper is double-spaced and in the appropriate length required by the assignment
The paper includes an APA style cover page.
The paper includes an Abstract that is formatted to support the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper properly uses headings, font styles, and white space as outlined in the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
The paper includes an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
The paper addresses the topic of the paper with critical thought.
The paper concludes with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Citations of original works within the body of the paper follow the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition) guidelines.
The paper includes a References Page that is completed according to the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
Total Possible Points Total: 10