Third Sector Consulting

Nonprofit Training
Grant Research & Review

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the questions that I'm commonly asked about grants and how to find grant funding. For a more comprehensive look at FAQs in the industry, visit the Foundation Center.

Don't see your question here? Ask Laura!

What is a grant?
 
Who can apply for grants?
 
How do I start a nonprofit?
 
Can my nonprofit organization apply for a grant?
 
When should my nonprofit organization apply for grants?
 
How long does it take to get a grant?
 
Can my nonprofit apply for more than one grant at a time?
 
When should I hire a professional grant writer?
 
Why should I hire Laura and Third Sector Consulting?
 
Can I pay a grant writer on commission?
 
Can I pay a grant writer a percentage of the funds received?
 
Can you guarantee that my program will be funded?
 
What can I expect when I work with Laura and Third Sector Consulting?
 
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What nonprofits say...

"Laura has done an excellent job of guiding our group on some of the intricacies and subtleties of fundraising -- especially in the area of grants.

Tim Hart, Board Member, Sacred Portion Children's Outreach