One data point that can define the grantseeking experience is organizational age. And while much of the age-based data can be filed away under “common sense”, when quantified it can provide goals for organizational growth.
Increased organizational age implies increased annual budget size and increased organizational sustainability. For example, while 85% of very young organizations reported annual budgets under $1,000,000, only 12% of very mature organizations reported annual budgets under $1,000,000. This report shows how age and growth impact funding and sustainability.