"Positive Things to Tell Yourself When a Funder Rejects You"

Rejection is not fun. We have all received those letters or emails at one time or another. You know the ones, "after careful consideration, we have decided not to blah, blah, blah...."

Argggg! It's one of the worst feelings in the world.

When it comes to grant funding, receiving a rejection letter from a funder politely declining to fund your project/program/staff, sometimes we may feel like hours of time preparing, writing and gathering data have all gone to waste.