There was a time when multi-year, federal, state or county grants were the way to go. You
could get one of those grants and rest on your laurels for a while as long as you didn’t upset the
Those days are gone.
Any of you who manage a government grant or work under one know that you spend as much
time documenting and reporting every little detail as you spend on the program itself.
Sure, some government grants offer lots of money…..but weigh it against all of the bureaucracy
and monitoring…..and you will realize that you can earn several small corporate, family, and
community foundation grants (that require no more than a one page report at the end of the
year) to fund your program.