Going for the Grant…or Not!
Not all grant opportunities are a good fit for your organization. Creating a system to identify, prioritize, and approve grant opportunities that your organization will invest its time and resources into creating and submitting a proposal can be a difficult but essential strategy to get the best return on your investments.
This week on #Grantchat we’re chatting about how to decide whether your organization should go after a grant or not.
Q1: What is your biggest challenge when people bring you a #grant ‘opportunity’? #grantchat
Q2: Do you have a grant team or committee that decides which grants you apply for? If so, who is on the team? #grantchat
Q3: What percent of your time is spent researching your best fit funder and grant opportunities? What impacts that percent of time? #grantchat
Q4: What tools do you use to research funders and grant applications? How do you share those with others? #grantchat
Q5: Do you use a #GrantDecisionMatrix or another tool for you go / no go grant decisions? #grantchat
Q6: How can a tool like a #GrantDecisionMatrix help your team and organization get a better ROI for your #grant efforts? #grantchat
Q7: When do you say no to a grant opportunity? #grantchat
Q8: How do your clients or bosses respond to you when you say ‘no’ about a grant? #grantchat
Q9: How can you help your clients or organization gain skills in identifying best-fit grant opportunities? #grantchat
Q10: What tips, tools, or resources do you have to make better, faster grant ‘go/no-go decisions? #grantchat