Make the most of your time and resources by determining if a grant is viable before going through the grant writing process. Assess your skills to see whether you’d be a successful grant administrator and delve into the three phases of a grant cycle, pre-award, award and post-award. Identify the right types of funding opportunities for you, as well as what kind of reporting requirements you will need to comply with. Discuss the roles, characteristics and skills of a proficient administrator. Gain the tools to figure out how much funding is enough for your group and what is allowable. Find out how to search for specific grants and learn how to understand all aspects of the application including official rules or laws that govern a sponsoring agency.