Foundations are diligent stewards—taking their responsibilities to support nonprofits seriously and striving to invest their dollars and time wisely. To this end, many foundations develop specialized applications and report forms to gather significant amounts of information from grant applicants and recipients.
These well-intentioned practices, however, multiplied by dozens of foundations, place a heavy burden on grantseekers and grantees. A single nonprofit can spend thousands of dollars applying for and fulfilling the requirements for an individual grant, reducing the value of the grant by the true cost of fundraising and grants management.
Learn about right-sizing to reduce a nonprofit’s administrative burden—and your own.
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