The Grant Doctors 365

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One of the first questions organizations should ask themselves before applying for federal grants is: “Are we ready?” Just because you think you’re ready doesn’t mean you ARE ready. There are a lot of first steps organizations skip before going after federal funds. Issues like making sure your policies and procedures are aligned with federal […]

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If you’re not the most experienced grant manager, a great way to get on-the-job training for free is Google News. Search for terms like federal grant audit, federal grant misspending, federal grant repayment, etc. (play around with the terms). You’ll find a number of stories about organizations that mismanaged their grants and you’ll learn what […]

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Contrary to popular notion, more money doesn’t always solve problems—in fact, sometimes it creates more problems. If your organization is new and funding is tight, it’s natural to go after grants of all types. That’s the business. On the other hand, if you’re in a mature organization with lots of existing funding streams or you’re […]