8 Common Grant Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Grant management (especially since the new Uniform Guidance happened) is not just about doing everything right-it also can involve steering your organization clear of those nasty situations that can lead you astray. Here are eight of my most common-but completely avoidable grant mistakes: Before You Get the Grant: 5 Warning Signs of Grant Fraud According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), these five warning signs should flash "Danger-Danger-Danger" to any organization. Here are signs that offers for Federal grants may be fraudulent: #1 You are contacted by someone offering you unsolicited grant funds in exchange for a processing fee. • The Federal Government does not contact potential recipients to offer them money or charge you to receive grant payments. #2 You have to pay a fee to get information about grant … [Read More...]