Free money from a private foundation, federal
agency for the express purpose of accomplishing some task
. Grants may be given for research
, or culture
Grants are usually received after a person has applied for funding
by turning in a grant proposal
. Writing these documents
involves calling or writing the agency from whom you would care to get some free money to obtain guidelines.
Information about your project or idea
is submitted with a budget
. After your proposal has been reviewed, they write you a letter to tell you if they thought you were good enough to receive money.
A good place to begin to understand grants and how to find them is http://fdncenter.org/