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COVID's Effect and Influence on Grant Management

As a result of COVID-19, grantmakers and foundations were faced with a mountain of challenges and changes. In this report, discover how over 100 funders overcame the difficulties of 2020—and what their best practices are for emergency grants.

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What this guide covers

Submittable sent a 10-question survey to customers in the grants, foundations, corporate giving, and nonprofit space. This report contains data and personal responses from over 100 organizations about how they addressed COVID-19.

Key changes to grantmaking as a result of COVID-19

The report, which includes statistics about specific, detailed changes in the granting world, also contains candid advice, and insights from leading grantmakers about what it was like to give in 2020. Survey respondents addressed several key issues:

How the pandemic affected funder's missions and impact

The biggest challenges faced by giving organizations in 2020

How grantmakers altered their processes to keep awarding funds

How grantmakers created and distributed emergency grants fast

What changes in grantmaking may be permanent after coronavirus

Post-pandemic grantmaking best practices

Put insights into practice

Download this free report to learn from over 100 funders on the frontlines so you can build for the future of grantmaking, today.

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