Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement by John M. Bryson is a valuable resource for leaders and professionals in nonprofit and public management. This book offers sound advice for strategic planning and management. It is a solid choice for clarifying the process of successful strategic planning.
The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need by Ellen Karsh and Arlen Sue Fox was designed to help nonprofit organizations craft proposals for grants from: foundations, companies, and government agencies. It includes grant readiness as well as writing, tips for cultivating foundations, and interviews with funders.
The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need provides advice for everyone seeking grants: nonprofits, state and local governments, universities, school administrators, teachers, artists, and those seeking funds for scholarly and cultural enterprises. So while you will need more books, research and webinars; this book is a very good start to understanding the grant seeking and writing process.