Hi everyone! Many of the scholarships we offer have a GPA requirement, so we ask for GPA in the general application phase. Traditionally, we have asked for an unweighted GPA since that is the most consistent across schools. However, this year we had applicants from a school that does not provide an unweighted GPA to…
Does anyone have experience with non-competitive grant models?
Hello everyone! As grant makers and funders, I'm sure we've all had our moments of wishing that we could fund all of the amazing projects that we have the privilege of reviewing. One of my Board Members recently expressed frustration with the number of applicants we have to turn away due to lack of funds, and posed the…
Looking forward: what do you think are the biggest trends and imperatives for 2023?
We asked philanthropic leaders to share what they see as the top trends in the months ahead. What is top of mind for you and your organization? What initiatives and ideas are you working on? Let's share what you're excited about, would love input on, and trends you see for the future! Looking for the Nonprofits discussion?…
Scholarship "Essay" Questions - Fixed, Choose Your Own, Short, Long?
Hello fellow scholarship providers! I work for the Pedrozzi Foundation and we provide undergraduate, community college, tech/vocational, and grad scholarships to students in Livermore, CA. We are merit based, but award higher dollar amounts to students with financial need. We are always looking to improve our application,…
Scholarship Evaluations and Committees
We have several committees that review multiple scholarship applications for different scholarships. Many of the applications for the different scholarships are the same students in each group. This year we had one student come out on top for a group of 5 scholarships the committee was evaluating. Does anyone have…
Virtual Site Visits
Hi! I'm new to Foundant and new to the funder side of the non-profit world. I work for several foundations which fund around the country/globe and which have board members scattered about. We are investigating doing virtual site visits. Does anyone have experience with Virtual Site Visits? What worked? What didn't? Any…
Follow Up Forms (Share the Story)
In response to some of the comments regarding the webinar, Connecting Your Impact Reporting To Your Community Through Storytelling, I wanted to share the City of Muskogee Foundation's Follow Up Forms where I add a required question for grantees to share their story in narrative form with the option to upload additional…
Looking for a Foundant GLM consultant
Hello, We are looking for somebody to manage our GLM processes for the next few months. (Approval/Denials, assigning award agreement follow-ups, etc.) Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Thank you, Michelle Goldberg Field Foundation