When many start-up nonprofits think about raising money, they often think “I’ll apply for a grant!” It makes sense since nationally, corporations and foundations disbursed $87.7 billion in grants in 2018 alone! Winning grant funding is far more complex, however, than simply submitting an application for a great idea. It’s a sophisticated and often challenging process that can require you to think about your organization, programming, and financials in a new way.
The more prepared you are to submit grant proposals, the better your chances of receiving funding. Launching a grants program can be a long and detailed process: the six questions below can help you understand, prep for, and launch a successful grants program.Read more