Tools and Resources

When you become a SmartyGrants user, you're signing up for much more than software. You join a community of grantmakers big and small across the country and across sectors that have one thing in common: a desire to make scarce resources go as far as possible in supporting communities and creating change.

The SmartyGrants team has been collecting, distilling and disseminating best practices in grantmaking for two decades. You can pick our brains below.

10 Minute Check

Take the Grants Health Check

Be guided through the nine-stage self-assessment
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Getting started
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Whether you need to know more about starting up grants program, or have just landed your first role as a grants officer, our tools and resources on the right will help you get your head around the basics.

Plan and Design
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Record Keeping
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Identify Outcomes Agents
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Glossary
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New to the lingo? Here's a glossary to help you become a pro in grants terminology.
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Assess and Decide
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Notify
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Agreements
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Social responsibility
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Make sure you're reaching all members of your community with this range of help sheets.
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Monitor
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Close the Grant
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Evaluate and Share
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Grants Management Intelligence
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