Knowing where and how to start can be hard and overwhelming when on the grant-seeking path. However, fear not dear reader! Let’s shift down some gears and look at a good place to kick off from, followed by some simple steps to take to get that grant confidently submitted.
Big grant applications are a league of their own. Now when I say big, I’m not talking about applications which might take you a day. I’m talking about those big, nightmare applications, where each of the Selection Criteria require responses of around 1,000 words. The ones where the character count drives you crazy. The ones that are typically for Federal Government, and are for at least $500,000, but usually well into the millions. These are what I consider big grant applications.