Let's Talk General Operating Grants
Session materials from PEAK2019.
Take a deep dive into general operating grants. Nonprofits repeatedly request these funds. Yet many grantmakers don’t offer them, and those who do, define and approve general operating grants differently. This session will look at issues related to strategy, budget, eligibility, guidelines, applications, and evaluation for general operating grants. Speakers from a diverse set of foundations that award general operating grants will share their experiences with those grants. Participants will learn about the challenges of and current best practices for managing general operating grants.
Participants will learn about:
The need for general operating grants and how nonprofit use them
Streamlining applications for general operating support
Evaluating general operating grants
- Process and Change Management: Plan and monitor processes efficiently and effectively and manage change as needed to contribute to grantmaker's strategic goals and grantee's success.
Lifecycle of a Grant Competencies
- Post-Grant: Review grantmaking to determine success in meeting goals and objectives.