Grantmakers as Intermediaries

Understanding Pass-Through Government Grants

Government grants are a powerful resource for foundations. Many grants are given to grantmaking organizations to distribute, which can be a great opportunity for foundations that are willing to put in the work.

Like most government-initiated processes, pass-through government grants come with significant reporting requirements and detail-heavy planning that you should be aware of before your organization agrees to take on this role. Use this guide to understand what foundations need to know about pass-through government grants, including:

  • What you should know before applying for a pass-through grant

  • Tips for finding pass-through government grants

  • What to check for once you’ve secured the government grant

Download this quick guide to give you the best practices you need to understand if you are a good fit for pass-through government grants.