Increasing need for effective tools and processes for grant proposals
The increasing need for effective tools and processes in grant writing is driven by the growing competition for funding and the complexity of grant applications. In the EU Commission grant ecosystem, for example, there are often many different funding streams and opportunities available, each with its own specific requirements and evaluation criteria. Effective tools and processes can help organizations and individuals navigate this complexity, increase the quality and competitiveness of grant proposals, and improve the likelihood of success in securing funding.
This article highlights the benefits of using technology to support grant writing, including the ability to streamline the proposal development process, collaborate more effectively with team members, and access valuable data and resources. The author, Nick Fellers, is the co-founder of a nonprofit consulting firm and has extensive experience in grant writing and fundraising.
Title: “Why Technology is Essential in Modern Grant Writing”
Author: Nick Fellers
Some additional resources for further reading on the need for effective tools and processes in grant writing include:
“Improving Grant Writing for More Effective Philanthropy” by Jake Porway, in Stanford Social Innovation Review (2019)
“The Art and Science of Grant Writing: A Practical Guide to Writing Effective Grant Proposals” by Laurence M. Stevens (2021)
“Grant Writing for Dummies” by Beverly A. Browning (2020)
“Effective Grant Writing and Program Evaluation for Human Service Professionals” by Francis K. O. Yuen and Kenneth L. Terao (2019)