Federal Grants: How to Calculate Local Match

Some federal grants provide a portion of the total funds necessary to operate a project and require recipients to match the federal share of funding with local support (matching funds). The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) provided instructions and examples to applicants in a recent competition on how to calculate the amount of match […]

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Sample Letters: Support for Matching Funds

Foundation and federal grant writers can learn more about what a grant maker is looking for in letters of financial support by examining sample letters from the Department of Education. Foundation grant makers and governmental agencies may require applicants to submit letters of support along with their proposals to demonstrate that applicants have secured the […]

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