Video: An inside look at large grants

For both nonprofits and for-profit ventures, large grants can be a major source of funding, one that can bridge the gap before big donors/investors are ready to sign on. In my course that teaches the “flavors of capital” we explore this flavor of capital. Below are links to a video that walks you through a quick, inside view of how this flavor of capital operates, what incentives are at work, and how best to optimize your odds of success. Each segment is bite-sized at under 5 minutes :) . As always, your input is greatly welcomed!

  • Lecture: Large Grants

Some of the available SBIR grant solicitations – Examples of areas the government is interested in funding.

Behind the Scenes at a Grantmaking Foundation – One insider’s view of a private family foundation. The entire blog centers on grant writing and is a valuable resource.

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