Frustrations of the Profession

Robin Wenger is a grant writer for the City of Elkhart, Indiana. As a veteran writer, Wenger recently shared a list of frustrations – his top ten, to be exact– describing the challenges of grant writing. In introducing the list, Wenger begins with this statement: “I have been equally frustrated by the feds [federal agencies] […]

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A Change in Grant Applications

One of the more interesting changes in grant writing is the amount of information grant makers require in applications. Government and foundation grant makers alike ask for similar information, but application requirements give us less and less space to present it. With the passage of the Paperwork Reduction Act in 1980, grant writers saw federal […]

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