This free assessment will help you determination if your organization is ready to start applying for a grant to fund your ideas.
Welcome to this assessment to see if your organization is ready for a grant. Please answer the following short questions.
Question 1 of 5
What type of organization are you?
A non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status
A non-profit organization that is in the process of applying for 501(c)(3) status
A non-profit that has partnered with another non-profit that has 501(c)(3) status
A for-profit business formed as sole-proprietor or LLC
An individual with a great idea
Question 2 of 5
How well developed is your idea that you are seeking funding for?
Your organization has a short "elevator pitch" that covers the basics of your idea, and the benefits to your stakeholders, that can be delivered in 1-2 minutes
Your organization has written a 2-3 page "white paper" that covers your idea, the benefits, and a rough budget for what you need to be successful
You have a rough idea sketched out on a napkin
Your idea is just something you've been thinking about
If someone gave you money you would come up with a great idea on how to spend it
Question 3 of 5
What is your organizational history?
Has your organization been in existence for more then one year?
Do you have well-developed vision and mission statements?
Do you have a written business plan?
Do you have more then three full-time employees?
Do you have an advisory Board in place?
None of the above
Question 4 of 5
How many established community partners do you have?
Four or more
Question 5 of 5
How is your organization currently funded?
Donations from individuals
Funding allocations from other organizations such as local governments
You have multiple sources of funding such as donations, competitive grants, and funding allocations from other organizations.
No current funding or recently lost your funding source