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Why we use GrantWatch?

GrantWatch has provided us fantastic services since we have started as a 501c3 and in 2020 it has made a big impact in our work and efforts to help artists and musicians. The COVID19 pandemic changed the game and the arts have been stranded. Many of our artists have lost the possibility to perform or display. Even if GrantWatch has helped Ascoltando continue to grow each and every year by opening up so many doors and opportunities, this year it was the year when we got the most out of their services. As a nonprofit, even if our efficiency is quite high, we have operation costs and many expenses. Applying for the right grants has made a huge difference in making sure we are able to keep our operation run smooth plus we can offer better funding for our artists. 

What does GrantWatch do? 

GrantWatch lets you know what government and foundation grants are currently available through our user friendly grants search and grant summaries. They are the #1 website for International, Canada and USA federal, state, local, foundation, and corporation grants with more than 22,721 current grants, funding opportunities, awards, contracts and archived grants (that will soon be available again).

Four (4) things make GrantWatch more unique that any other grants search engine.

  1. They add and update new grants and archive past due, daily.
  2. They have exceptional customer service – phone, chat and email. Our support office is here for you Monday to Thursday 9:00am to 7:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm (EST).
  3. They accommodate the varying needs of our individual and multiple users through our research and web development staff.
  4. Their grant detail pages include information of "presentation quality" for a board meeting. They include eligibility, geographic focus, estimated size of grant, pre-application information, grant summary, funding source contacts and URLs for grant applications (RFPs)

Where do they find so many grants? Their team of dedicated GrantWatch researchers and grant associates, publish the newest grants and letters of inquiry (daily) and archive the grants with past funding dates. Government agencies, foundations, and corporations post the details of their funding opportunity for free) through their dedicated portal, Enter a Grant on the GrantWatch.com home page.

Where can you locate funding for your non-profit? If you are a musician or an artist, you can request funding through Ascoltando inc. However, Grantwatch.com is the ideal place for locating funding opportunities. GrantWatch makes it simple for small businesses and nonprofits to find funding opportunities from among thousands of unique and current grants. With the largest detailed listing of the newest nonprofit grants and grants for government agencies, small businesses and individuals.

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