General operating support is valuable for a number of reasons, including:
- Allowing grantee organizations to focus on fulfilling their missions and building infrastructure rather than on tackling peripheral projects and additional fundraising
- Serving as a vote of confidence for nonprofit leaders, helping to decrease burnout
- Lessening the inherent power imbalance between grantor and grantee and shifting the conversation toward the outcomes of the grant and overall impact of the organization
Keep reading about general operating support and see if it’s right for you.