Reporting on a funded grant is a critical piece of the
grantmaking process. Grant reports allow the funded organization
to share the progress, successes, and challenges encountered
while implementing the funded grant. Reports also allow
grantmakers to gather information on the impact they are
making in their own mission areas. In most instances, a
grantmaker will not accept another request for funding until
the organization has completed the report on their previous
If you have any doubts, confirm with each of your grantmakers
that the CGR is acceptable for their purposes. Make sure
you tailor your documents for your grant and your grantmaker,
including requirements or evaluative information specific
to the grant and/or funder.
The CGR is provided in Word® so you can open and download
the document to your hard drive, writing your report directly
on the document.
In the Narrative Section, leave the bold
headings, but delete the instructions and questions as you
work, giving yourself the maximum amount of space to respond
to the questions.
CGR User’s Guide
User’s Guide is designed to assist you in using the
CGR effectively. It is presented in PDF format with bookmarks
and can be used online or as a desktop reference tool.