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How to Answer the Sustainability Question

Many grant applications ask a sustainability question, which often looks like this: “How will you continue the program after the grant funds end?”

The sustainability question is a stumbling block for many grant professionals. Federal, and state government grants, as well as foundation and corporate grants all ask a sustainability question in one form or another.

The seemingly easy answer is usually, “I’ll just work harder, do my job better and write more grants.” However, this answer will not get you any points and in some cases, end your grant proposal’s review entirely.

This webinar will address the common pitfalls, analyze the stumbling blocks, evaluate the importance of “the question,” discuss sustainability plans and offer specific solutions for your next grant proposal.

Register NOW as space is limited!


Margit Brazda Poirier, Owner and Founder of Grants4Good LLC, created the company in 2009 to help nonprofits and businesses find and get grants. Margit has written and received numerous grants from federal, state, foundation, and corporate sources – and she has the unique perspective of understanding both grant seeking and grant making, given her experience leading a prominent New York foundation. In addition to grant development, Margit’s strengths include public speaking, project development, and specialized training for boards and staff. Margit is a nationally published author and frequent speaker on all aspects of grant development. Her passion is teaching others about the power of grants so that they may turn their ideas into reality.


April 10
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm