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Saying Yes / Saying No to Applicants: Strengthening Your Decision-Giving Skills

Publication date: 
Thursday, January 1, 2004
Source(s): 
GrantCraft

Most grant makers review more proposals than they can recommend for funding. Decision making about what to fund is challenging and so is decision giving to hopeful applicants. How do you say Yes, or No, so that grant applicants understand your foundation's rationale, feel that they've been treated fairly, and can make realistic plans about their next steps? This guide offers observations and suggestions from grant makers and grantees to make this task easier and more meaningful.

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