Understanding and Managing Decision Giving Situations

  • Remember the basic rules of good decision giving.
  • Understand the rationale for your decision — and its implications.
  • Understand and manage grantseeker expectations.
  • Understand how your institution shapes decision giving.
  • Understand the difference between your personal identity and professional role.

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 Saying Yes/Saying No to Applicants.