Episode 037: How Artificial Intelligence will Disrupt the Grants Profession

Writing grant proposals (and managing them post-award) will become easier over the years as writing bots and artificial intelligence penetrates the grants profession. That’s certainly bad news for grants consultants (if they don’t prepare for the change), but it’s good news for organizations that currently struggle with developing federal grant proposals. Bots will be able to perform many of the tasks that frustrate the heck out of grant seekers. Will you be able to push a button and have a perfectly crafted proposal prepared for you in a matter of minutes? No. The human element won’t disappear completely, but our role in the process will change as machines evolve.