Did you go to the Web site? Did you read the guidelines? We are in a less fundable disposition when groups haven't done their homework.
—IRENE VLACH, Lazar Foundation
As the saying goes, when you know one foundation, you know one foundation.
—ANN KRUMBOLTZ, Brainerd Foundation
I once had a student who wanted to paper the world with grant proposals. When I described the odds of raising funds through grants—on average, perhaps 20 percent of all proposals get funded, and many “successful” ones receive only partial funding—she responded, “It's a numbers game, right? If we submit enough applications, eventually we'll get all the money ...