These lists are not exhaustive. They provide general methods, considerations, and steps common to the grant seeking effort. It is very important to consider all forms of organizational investment in a project beyond what is covered in the grant budget. This may include staff time, meeting space, supplies, and travel. Failure to accurately estimate these contributions can lead to a grant-funded project costing the organization more than the revenue the grant provides.
The NAH department seeking the grant works with the Foundation through this general process:
Note: Complex projects require leadership approval earlier in this process.
The department receiving the grant is at the core of the post-award team. Additional entities listed, and others on a case-by-case basis, provide services and support aimed at successful grant implementation, spending and reporting.