Preparation is key to a successful grant request, and it’s also where many proposals fail. Projects can be creative, imaginative and deserving, but if there’s a lack of preparation, it can be frustrating for everyone. Make sure your organization is ready and can convey the essence of a project, its value and how it will be achieved before submitting your proposal.
We’ve compiled wisdom and advice from over 40 years of reviewing grant requests to help you be better prepared.
Questions and Qualities for Grant Seeking Organizations
Through the Murdock application, site visit, and review process we seek to identify the qualities that help organizations succeed in fulfilling their missions as well as their grant requests. The “talking points” below form the underpinnings of what questions are asked and what qualities are looked for in the process. Here are some of the questions and qualities.