An essential part of fundraising is writing grant proposals and grant applications. An effectively written grant application can result in large sums of money for your fundraising group. Grant applications can be a long and tiresome journey, but in the end it will be worth it for your group! In the following article, we are going to help you understand grants and what they entail.
Grant Applications Broken Down
Most grant applications will include some or more of the following components:
Letters of Reference letters from those who can testify to your experience and good character.
Formal Proposal a detailed explanation of what the grant money will be used for.
A Business Plan detailing the finer points of your financial needs.
A List of Resources detail the resources you have, and the resources you need.
Complete list of Group Members – including both workers and volunteers.
Goals and Plans detail the short and long term goals of your group.
The grant application will list all the material and documents needed for submission. It is vitally important that you follow all the directions exactly as they are...