You can think of a project on Instrumentl as similar to a “saved search.” We use your project to match you with relevant funding opportunities.
For nonprofit organizations with distinct program areas, it can be helpful to map a project on Instrumentl to the different programs areas at your organization. On the other hand, if you have 1 main program area at your organization, or your program areas are pretty similar, than having just 1 project on Instrumentl can be sufficient.
For academic researchers, a “project” on Instrumentl could correspond to an actual research project you may be working on. However, if you don’t have a specific project in mind or would like to search a general topic area then you can also put in information that is as broad as you would like.