Applying for grants can take a lot of valuable time, resources and energy. Before embarking on an application, ensure you carefully read the guidelines carefully to confirm the grant is suitable for your project. Managing your project Funding bodies want to clearly see lines of responsibility for all aspects of project management. They will require […]
So, your organisation has identified a need or an area that they feel they can address for the community. When applying for a grant the grant writer provides a comprehensive proposal and detailed information to the grant provider that will enable them to definitively award the grant that best addresses the needs of the community.
A grant proposal for your non-profit must clearly define a specific problem you have identified in your community or an area of interest. It must describe a plan that will address the problem. And then your grant proposal must detail the plan in detail for the funding body.
The first and most vital step in grant writing is to first identify the problem for which you will be seeking funding. A thorough search will provide you with the relevant grant opportunities. Consider the following types of funding bodies: Government agencies Corporate foundations or businesses Private foundations