Grant Writing

The art of Grantsmanship is exacting, time consuming, yet very exciting for anyone who wants to do their own grant writing. Easily mastered with diligence and practice, learning how to grant write is really just a matter of following a few simple, but standard rules which most granting agencies mandate. Here we take a look at the basic format of grant writing used by private and corporate foundations, as well as the more complicated government grant writing. Continue reading

Grant Research

Organizations needing grants for research funding have options through both the Federal government and private or foundation funding.

Research grant applications are typically some of the most demanding application to construct.  Continue reading

Federal Grants

Federal grants are at once the most easily recognizable type of grant, and the least understood.

Federal grants receive a portion of all the general federal revenue, and can only be used for the purpose of public support that is specifically authorized by a law passed by the Congress and signed by the President.  Federal grants cannot be used to acquire items of property or specific services that directly benefit the Federal government.  At last count, there were 26 Federal agencies offering and administering over 1,000 grant programs. Continue reading

Federal Government Grants

Many years ago Congress passed a mandate stating that a certain percentage of the income collected by the
federal government had to be made accessible to qualified recipients to benefit the greater good – and so was born federal government assistance. Grants are not federal benefits or government entitlements. A federal grant is an award of financial assistance from a federal entity to a receiver to carry out a specific public purpose of support as authorized by a law. A federal government grant is not the same as federal assistance or government loans to individuals. Continue reading

Federal Government Grant

Many years ago Congress passed a mandate stating that a certain percentage of the income collected by the
federal government had to be madeaccessible to qualified recipients to benefit the greater good – and so was born the federal government grant. Grants are not federal benefits or government entitlements. A federal grant is an award of financial assistancefrom a federal entity to a receiver to carry out a specific public purpose of support as authorized by a law. A federal government grant is not the same as federal assistance or government loans to individuals. Continue reading