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**Discretionary Grants** are typically awards that that the grant recipient may use for activities of their own choosing. However, in government-speak on [[domain_discuss:grants.gov|grants.gov]], they have a different meaning. Here Discretionary Grants are grants which the awarding government agency can give to any eligible agency, determine the amount to be funded, and award the grant based on any of several different aspects of the application. **Discretionary Grants** are typically awards that that the grant recipient may use for activities of their own choosing. However, in government-speak on [[domain_discuss:grants.gov|grants.gov]], they have a different meaning. Here Discretionary Grants are grants which the awarding government agency can give to any eligible agency, determine the amount to be funded, and award the grant based on any of several different aspects of the application.
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 +**Competitive Grants**
 +Do you keep hearing the term “competitive grants” and wonder what it means?  Competitive grants are those that foundations or various government agencies announce and invite those who are eligible to submit applications. They then review the applicants’ submissions and decide how and to whom they want to award their funds. This type of grant differs from Block Grants awarded by the government to agencies which then can decide at their own discretion where they want the money to go. Discover more about[[block_grants| block grants]].
**Donors:**  Also referred to as grantors, donors are those who make, or give, grants to applicants (known as recipients, or donees).   **Donors:**  Also referred to as grantors, donors are those who make, or give, grants to applicants (known as recipients, or donees).  
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**Trustees:**  These are the decision makers --- the board members or officers of a private foundation who get to decide how the foundation's funds are spent. **Trustees:**  These are the decision makers --- the board members or officers of a private foundation who get to decide how the foundation's funds are spent.
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