...What are the common elements in every grant? A grant application, whether it is to support musical education, an engineering initiative or the welfare of ferrets, is focused on advancing an idea and proselytizing the capability of your organization over others to carry it out.
The grant proposal must package the nonprofit organization to show it has exceptional qualifications to manage the proposed project - and the funder's money. Similar to a political campaign or a speech, a strong grant proposal shows the contrast between one organization and another - implicitly or directly - to carry out the project.
A capable grant writer, in Philadelphia, Chicago or a remote town in upstate New York, must learn to read between the guidelines and more..."Read more