Applying for grant funding can be overwhelming. Use these tips to make your next application a success:
Passport Inc. provides some tips for choosing the right grant. Before you apply for a grant, it’s important to do your research. Be sure that the grant you’re applying for actually fits your needs and goals. Before you start the application process, ask yourself the following questions to be certain the grant fits all of your criteria:
Once you have determined a grant is the right fit for your organization, keep these writing tips in mind from National RTAP:
Other tips from RTAP include: Don’t miss deadlines – check close-out dates and mark them on your calendar. Stay in contact – stay abreast of announcement dates and know the key grant contacts. Build support – ask supporters to send letters of support for your proposal. Follow-up on your proposal and ask for feedback if your grant was not funded.
RTAP also suggests following-up after your grant is submitted. Be sure to stay in contact with the grants manager or designated application contact.
Want more about applying for grants or desire technical assistance? Email us! TAM@TAMInc.org