Before you can even start writing a grant, you must consider whether your organization has all the pieces in place to compete with other applicants. Grants are increasingly competitive, with more and more organizations chasing limited dollars. SmartEGrants has compiled a series of excellent infographics designed to help nonprofits and other potential grantee organizations determine whether they’re prepared to meet all the requirements of various grants out there.
This particular graphic deals with applying to state and local grants. As you can see, the process is tied to proper registration, research of the government agency and relationship development, and assembling your in-house grant team before you can hire a grant writer and begin the writing process.