Grant Writing 101
Myths About Grant Writing:
Myth: Grants are something for nothing.
Reality: Grants are rational deals between colleagues.
Myth: Writing Grant Proposals is an ordeal.
Reality: Proposal Writing is predictable and simple.
Myth: All you need is one well-written grant proposal.
Reality: Winning grants depends on pinpointing matches and tailoring proposals.
Myth: You need to “know someone” to get a grant.
Reality: You don’t need to know anyone to start, and relationships can be built as you go.
Myth: Grants are few, huge, and national.
Reality: Grants are most often small, numerous, and local.