Monitoring Funding Sources
No question about it, there is always a sense of victory when you receive the long-awaited letter or E-mail from the granting agency and it begins, “We are pleased . . . ” No need to read any further-that lead is only sent when you receive a grant award. Individuals are often funded on a routine basis by having carefully monitored the various information sources. This is a case of advance planning and opportunity converging. However, if a school, a school district, a non-profit agency or an institution of higher education wants to maximize its grant-writing efforts, then some type of organizational commitment must be made. That effort is expanded below.