Common Grant Terms

  • Grants and philanthropy, as with most areas of specialization, develop a host of terms that can be confusing to those who don't see them every day. The list below contains some common grants terms that you may run across as you read through the Recurring Grants section, or on your grant searches on the Internet.

    Commonly Used Grant Terms

    Candid, (formerly TheFoundation Center) offers a glossary resource to help familiarize individuals with the terms often used in foundation and fundraising work. Following the link below for more information.