Expense of Grant Writing

Question: How is the expense of grant writing for community benefit activities reported?.

Recommendation: The cost of grant writing for the organization to provide a community benefit activity/program can be reported as a community benefit under Category G, “Community Benefit Operations.” The cost/time spent applying for a grant for another organization for activities/programs meeting the definition of community could be put under “E-3” in-kind definition.

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