Is your charity ready for a Big Gift? Take our Grant Ready Quiz and find out NOW! It's simple. Plug in your name and preferred email address. Submit your answers to our eight question quiz. Your results, along with useful tips to get grant ready, will arrive in your inbox. Ready? Let's play! First Name Last Name Email 1. What has the greatest influence on you hearing "yes" to a grant proposal? Your mission aligns with the passion and interest of the grant maker. The proposal is clear, concise, and you followed the grant makers instructions. A board member, other volunteer or staff member made an introduction before submitting a proposal. All of the above 2. The best way to hire a grant writer is on commission using proceeds from the grant. True False 3. How long does it take (on average) to hear of the decision for your proposal? 10 Days 30 Days 60 Days 90 Days 4. What is a case statement? A document outlining the unmet community need, the charities solution, fundraising goal and how much is needed from the community. It is a document outlining how desperate we are for money. It is the receipt from a purchase for the gala. 5. Grant makers often provide funding for nonprofit startups. True False 6. Why do grant makers require matching resources? Because they are cheap and don't want to pay for the entire project. To confirm the nonprofits sustainability and avoid creating dependence on their money. To create more work for the charity. 7. What percentage of board members should be making cash contributions to the fundraising nonprofit? 50% 70% 100% Board members already give their time and do not need to make cash gifts. 8. What information is NOT requested for attachment to a grant proposal? IRS Form 990 Annual Operating Budget and Program Budget Audited Financial Statement Headshots of key leaders Time is Up!