Grant writing: strategies for success
13 Oct 2023
The strong turnout for September’s downtown development workshop on grant writing demonstrates that fundraising is a critical topic for every community and organization and grants are an important tool to achieve funding goals.
More than two-thirds of downtown organizations in the state received some grant funding in fiscal year 2023. Grant funding allows organizations to accomplish more, more quickly. However, writing grants can be intimidating and time consuming, and there’s no guarantee the request will be approved. This article highlights best practices and strategies organizations can employ to maximize their chance for success when they apply for a grant.