O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

LESSON 14

Capacity: Proving That You Can Get the Job Done

OPENING REMARKS

I’ve received many calls from people who wanted help with getting a federal grant. A little discussion revealed that these people were from small grassroots organizations that were running a well-attended recreational program for children in the area, or beautifying and maintaining a neighborhood park, or patrolling their blocks to prevent drug users from doing business there. But they operated by committee, with little or no organizational structure, financial system, or other mechanisms that would have let them handle large sums of money and the complex financial and programmatic reporting that is required by a federal grant. They did not have the organizational capacity ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required