Learn About the Common Grant Application - Terminology


The following table maps some terms used in the Common Grant Application to other equivalent terms used in the grantmaking world.

Term Equivalent Term
Grantmaker Grantor, foundation, funder
Applicant Grantee, NGO, non-profit, student
Grantmaker program Program, project, initiative, facility
Applicant program Program, project, initiative
LOI Letter of Inquiry, Letter of Intent, Expression of Interest
Application Grant application, grant proposal, proposal, scholarship application
Grant Grant
Agreement Grant agreement, scholarship agreement
Report Grant report, scholarship report, evaluation report, outcome report
Custom report Report, database report
Application status State, status
Standard questions Application questions
Supplemental questions Custom questions, additional questions