"Grant-seeking usually goes something like this: A nonprofit hears about a request for proposals and works feverishly to cobble together a grant application. Then it waits. Sometimes, according to Sol Anderson, executive director of LIFT Chicago, a response doesn’t come for half a year.
GHR, which is in the early stages of its second open challenge, operates one of the most radically transparent grant-making processes. But other grant makers are opening up their selections, too..."