Grants 101: Evaluating My Organization’s Grant Readiness
Synopsis: Grant awards have become an important source of funding, especially for non-profits, for voluntary, and government health agencies. However, not all agencies or organizations are ready to apply for or to receive a grant award. It is important to evaluate each grant writing opportunity and your organization’s readiness to pursue grant funding. How does an organization do that?
Learning Objectives: After reading and learning from this resource guide, you will be able to:
- List and describe the things that grant reviewers look for to evaluate an organization’s readiness to receive a grant award.
- List and describe the five questions that help organizations evaluate a grant writing opportunity.
- List and describe the seven questions that help organizations assess their own readiness to pursue grant funding.
- Describe the grantsmanship skills needed by every organization that wants grant money.