A grant is an amount of money given (or granted) by a government or any other organization for a specific purpose. Grants are funds given by “grant makers” to a recipient. Grant makers may often include a government department, trust, foundation, corporation or an individual. A recipient may include a business, nonprofit entity, educational institution, or an individual. In order to receive a grant, some form of “Grant Writing” is required. This grant writing is often referred to as either a proposal or an application.
A grant proposal requests funding for the recipient to support activities that are consistent with the mission of the grant maker. A lot of grant writers think it is an easy task to write grants when in reality grant-writing is a delicate and perfect mix of art and science. It is important to follow these tips while writing grants.