Thursday, July 21, 2011
A New Report Presents Recommendations for Grantmakers Concerning Issues with Online Applications
A new report conducted by the Ford Foundation, Online Grant Applications and Reporting: Practical Wisdom and Recommendations for Grantmakers in the Words of a Grantseeker, presents a review of the online applications of sixty-six funders. The analysis includes typical challenges commonly faced by grantseekers while completing online applications, including inconsistencies in formatting and technological difficulties. The Ford Foundation also makes suggestions to funding organizations on how to potentially remedy some of the obstacles grantseekers come across during the application process.