This post is about dealing with dealing with a grant rejection. Previously, it was about the most recent PSD budget. While I got some positive feedback on that post, after thinking about it I realized that I really don’t know enough of budget negotiation details to comment intelligently on the subject… even in the vague terms I did. However, I’ve seen how a good grants program works, from the inside. So here’s some general advice on dealing with rejection*, and specifics on how it applies to dealing with getting a grant rejected.
1.) Don’t take this personally. This is difficult when