Who are your clients?
Our clients range from young start-up non-profits with small budgets and volunteer staff to large well-established universities and healthcare institutions. The majority of our clients are in the arts, education, health, and human service sectors.
When can we expect to receive funding?
Once a grant has been submitted it can take anywhere from 3-12 months to receive a response. The key is to have multiple solicitations going out on a regular basis to promote consistent funding over time.
What is your success or award rate?
Because each non-profit is unique, the factors impacting award rates vary. This past year our average award rate was 65%, while the national average is estimated at 25%.
How much money do you raise?
This past year we raised more than $2.7 million for our clients! Our clients received an average of $214,000 in grant funding.
What kind of return can we expect?
The return on investment among Pen to Paper clients varies—this past year our clients enjoyed an average ROI of 707%!