Today’s article is part of our series on grant writing, one area in which Tiny Frog Strategies works with organizations to get from where they are to where they want to be.
Just last week I had a past client call me out of the blue.
“Julia,” she said, “We need your help – I found this great grant, we’re a really good fit for what they want to fund, and we have a relationship with the funder – they already know about us and the work we do. The only problem is that it’s due in a week.”
“That’s tight,” I said, “But great, we’ve worked together before, so I know we can make it work.”
I spent some time gathering up the details of the application and assessing what they would need for a successful application. As I worked, I got more and more worried. There was a lot to be done, but they could still make it work. It did seem like a great opportunity, but…