Accountability, Transparency, and High Ethical Standards Are Critical to Making Your Ministry More Fundable!
Establishing the level of trust necessary to attract funding will require you to take proactive steps. Look for our follow-up article on how to perform an analysis of funding preparedness to ensure that your ministry is ready to seek and secure grant funding.
Most of the larger, staffed foundations accept applications, with some general restrictions in place, from any nonprofits seeking funding. However, many smaller, unstaffed foundations do not accept applications and will include a statement that they only give to “pre-selected organizations” or that “applications are not accepted.”
Ten Most Common Reasons Grants are Declined