What does it mean to right-size your grant requirements?

Right-sizing means tailoring what you require of grantseekers and grantees to apply for and report on grants so that the requirements are proportionate to the size of grant, appropriate to the type of grant, and reflective of any existing relationship with the grantee.

In short, right-sizing considers the notion of net grants, that is, the grant dollars received after subtracting the cost of applying for and managing the grant. Does applying for a grant from your foundation result in a positive net grant for the grantee?



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