Competency 1



15% of Multiple Choice Section

Competency 01

Knowledge of how to research, identify, and match funding resources to meet specific needs

01. Identify major trends in public funding and public policy.
02. Identify major trends in private grant funding.
03. Identify methods of locating funding sources.
04. Identify techniques to learn about specific funders.
05. Identify methods for maintaining, tracking, and updating information on potential funders.
06. Identify effects of applicants’ organizational cultures, values, decision-making processes, and norms on the pursuit of grant opportunities.
07. Identify fundable programs and projects for specific organizations.
08. Determine best matches between funders and specific programs.
09. Interpret grant application request for proposal (RFP) guidelines and requirements to accurately assess funder intent.