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Pre-Grant Inquiry

If expenditure responsibility must be exercised, the foundation should conduct a limited inquiry concerning the potential grantee before the grant is made.  The inquiry should deal with matters such as the identity, past history and experience, management, activities, and practices of the grantee organization, and should be complete enough to give reasonable assurance that the grantee will use the grant for the purposes for which it is made.  The scope of  the inquiry might be expected to vary from case to case depending on the size and purpose of the grant, the period over which it is to be paid, and the prior experience which the grantor has had with respect to the grantee.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 02-May-2014