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Grantee and Applicant Perception Report

Benchmarked Feedback to Drive Improvement

Partner with CEP to bring the candid perspectives of your grantees and applicants to the table.

Grantee and Applicant Perception Report

The Grantee Perception Report (GPR) is the only grantee survey that puts your results in a comparative context with your peers. Through an easy-to-implement, confidential online survey, the GPR allows funders to learn from actionable insights based on truly candid and reliable grantee feedback.  

For funders with open application processes, using the GPR in tandem with CEP’s Applicant Perception Report (APR) allows you to gain a comprehensive understanding of both grantees’ and declined applicants’ experiences with your interactions and processes.

Survey themes include:

Impact on grantees’ fields, communities, and organizations

Understanding of intended beneficiaries and challenges

Interactions and communications with grantees

Application, reporting, and evaluation processes

Capacity building and assistance beyond the grant

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Demographic characteristics

Custom questions that reflect your unique context

GPR in Action

The Barr Foundation

Barr’s VP of Strategy and Programs on why they seek (and share) grantee feedback regularly in partnership with CEP.

Overdeck Foundation

Overdeck shares how gathering anonymous insights since 2019 has helped support their continuous learning efforts and informed their public commitments.

Rockefeller Foundation

Rockefeller’s EVP of Programs explains the ways they have leveraged data from the GPR, which they have repeated several times since 2005, to improve their effectiveness as a funder and partner.

Questions? Connect with us.

Want to learn more about CEP’s Assessments? Contact Joseph Lee, Manager, Assessment and Advisory Services.

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