You’ve taken all the steps to apply for a General Fund grant.

  1. You’ve confirmed that your group is eligible for an MRG grant,
  2. You’ve looked at the selection criteria of the grant you want to apply for,
  3. You’ve talked to grants staff and received an application,
  4. Maybe you’ve even read the Grants FAQ or looked at groups that have received grants

But you’re still wondering what a successful grant looks like. Below is narratives for a successful leadership grantee, the Center for Intercultural Organizing. This shouldn’t substitute for a thorough review of your grant application packet or a conversation with MRG’s grants staff but it can provide some tips and insights into what our grantmakers look for.

Example Leadership Grant Proposal