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The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need by Ellen Karsh

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LESSON 3

Making (Dollars and) Sense of Grant-Application Packages: What Grantmakers Want

OPENING REMARKS

When I first started writing grant proposals to the federal government, I hardly paid any attention to the grant-application package. It was usually cumbersome and uninviting. The print was small, the pages packed with mysterious words in tiny print, bizarre numbering systems like (iii), and a slew of public laws that meant absolutely nothing to me. I would skim over the thing quickly and not look at the application again until I actually needed to write the proposal—weeks later.

One particular proposal I worked on was for a program for “out-of-school youth.” Because I had never heard that term, I figured they were youth who were sometimes ...

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