Grant Writing FAQs
Can a Nonprofit Pay a Grant Writer as a Percentage of a Procured Grant?
Can a professional grant writer be compensated as a percentage of the grants he or she procures?
Should We Sign a Contract With Our Grant Writer? What Should Be in the Contract?
To avoid disappointment and a futile waste of time and money, you should indeed sign a contract with a professional grant writer. Here is what to include.
We Need a Grant Within a Year. Is that Long Enough to Get One?
Grants are not a quick solution to your org's funding problem. It takes time, good contacts, and skill to build a successful grants program.
Can We Use a Fiscal Sponsor to Get Grants?
Fiscal sponsorship is one way that organizations that are not yet nonprofits can seek grant money.
What Are Indirect Costs for a Nonprofit?
In general indirect costs for a nonprofit are those costs that cover multiple activities and that occur on a regular basis.
How Long Do We Have to Wait to Hear About Our Grant Application?
The waiting to find out if your grant proposal was accepted or rejected can be very hard.
Research Methods: Quantitative or Qualitative?
Research methods are used by nonprofits in marketing, program research, and evaluation. Research methodology is usually grouped into 1)quantitative, and 2)qualitative methods.
Where Can I Find Samples of Grant Proposals?
We have samples of some sections of grant proposals scattered throughout our articles, but here are some other sources.
What is a Logic Model?
Some foundations require grants to include a logic model.
How Do I Request Money From a Corporate Foundation?
Grant proposals to corporate foundations are often brief. Many times a 2-page proposal will do.