Grant Writing Tips
We know that grant writing can be overwhelming and well, misunderstood. Today, we want to share a few quick and dirty tips about grant writing that can help those of you who are foraying into this world for the first time. Hopefully it goes without saying (but we’ll say it anyway), make sure to do research before applying for grants. The research will narrow down thousands of grantors so you can find those that are most closely aligned with your project focus area (eg girls education, healthcare, etc.) and geographic interests to increase the likelihood of success! Here are some more tips:
While this list is by no means exhaustive, and some funders will ask for more information (such as biographies of staff members and/or board members, annual reports, audited financial statements, and more!), hopefully this general framework will help you think about how to frame your project and structure a proposal. Happy writing!
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.