Monthly Archives: July 2014

More About Why Grant Requests Are Denied

You applied for a grant and were denied, even though your program provides a positive impact on the community.  You thought surely the funder would understand your organization’s good intentions and how much you can help.  You question how anyone … Continue reading

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Why Grant Requests are Denied

Competition for grants is intense, and no matter how word- or picture-perfect your proposal is, and no matter how well your proposal matches the requirements of the funder, the funder still might decide not to fund your request. As explained … Continue reading

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Ten More Grant Don’ts

1. Don’t expect funders to have a response to your grant application immediately.  Funders must review the grant for completeness, send it to committee, and have the board vote on it.  Many funders have scheduled times for making decisions.  Plan … Continue reading

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