Grant season has started. The agencies are flush with cash and looking to sponsor thoughtful projects. Winning a grant is a process; however, and nothing short of a diligent effort will pay off. Follow these seven steps to win a grant for your organization this year.

1) Know the Sponsor Organization

2) Write for the Sponsor

3) Follow the Guidelines

4) Know the Reviewers

5) Fill in Gaps by Collaborating with Experts

6) Present a Great Idea & Solution

7) Make an Elegant Presentation