Glossary of Commonly Used Grant Terms
There are currently 11 Terms in this directory beginning with the letter D.
Date after which a proposal will not be accepted for review; often stated as a receipt date or a post mark date.
A multi-year grant that becomes smaller each year, in the expectation that the recipient organization will increase its fundraising from other sources.
A grant made to establish an innovative project or program that, if successful, will serve as a model and may be duplicated by others.
The total dollar amount necessary to fund your project. Includes cash money only, not indirect costs.
Any charges to the approved grant that the sponsor or grantmaker has determined to be beyond the scope of the purpose of a grant, excessive or otherwise unallowable.
An award made in accordance with legislation allowing the funding source to exercise reasonable freedom in selection the project and the grantee and determining the amount of the reward. Applicants usually compete for these funds.
How you will communicate information on your project to those who can use the information.
The committee responsible for making grant decisions. For community foundations, the distribution committee is intended to be broadly representative of the community served by the foundation.
An individual or organization that makes a grant or contribution to a donee. (Also known as the grantor.)