Advantages of External Management

  • Reducing the workload for grantmakers and administrative staff.
  • An externally managed competition can represent an opportunity to bring an established intermediary organization into contact with new players in a field, or to raise the visibility of a new field on the organizational agenda of the intermediary.
  • Using an external organization with its own communications and networking mechanisms can be helpful in disseminating the learning generated by the competition.

Takeaways are critical, bite-sized resources either excerpted from our guides or written by Candid Learning for Funders using the guide's research data or themes post-publication. Attribution is given if the takeaway is a quotation.

This takeaway was derived from Using Competitions & RFPs.