Use the same application more than once!
You all know that fundraising is not one of my areas of expertise. However, once in a while I have an entry on this blog because I know that all of you are very interested in this topic and it might keep you coming back. I just learned something as I was doing some research on a different topic so I thought I'd share it it with you.
I know how grant writing is a time consuming, heart wrenching task that you all wish you had to put less time and energy into in order to stay in business. Do you know that there is a common form accepted by over 60 grantmakers - some of which are the large ones that you probably apply to anyway?
Wait it gets even better. About 30 of these organizations also accpet a common report form!
You can get the forms and learn more about this topic at the Council of NJ Grantmakers website. The site includes a list of grantmakers who accept the forms. These streamlined forms were developed to assist in the often time-consuming grant preparation and reporting process.
Check this out today. It may be a great timesaver and an opportunity to apply for a few more grants without having reinvent the wheel.
Council of NJ Grantmakers
Marion Conway Consulting