Category Archives: Grant Center

Five Mistakes to Avoid in Grant Writing

By Kelsey Maloney, The Write Team Junior Partner Grant writing is a funny world. Some might say, “It’s easy– just follow the directions!” But the directions aren’t always clear, and it’s easy to miss something. Over my five years of grant writing, I’ve made many mistakes that have helped me learn what NOT to do. […]

Foundation Conversation: Outhwaite Foundation

Welcome back to the blog column of the Grant Center in which we talk with foundation leaders to get some detailed information about their values, practices, and viewpoints. Please email us at if you have specific questions you would like us to ask a funder. A conversation with John Poucher, Trustee, and Tori Moray, […]

Preparing For A Site Visit

“Yahoo! We’re getting a site visit. We are awesome!” Making it to this point in the grant application process can be exhilarating, and it can be tempting to pat yourself on the back and relax until the day of the visit. The truth is, these visits do make a difference, and the more prepared you […]