Learn the sound planning skills needed to prepare yourself for the grant writing experience, how to identify and qualify grant funding opportunities, the basic structure of a grant proposal, and tips on how to approach grant writing and build a compelling proposal request.  This full-day course is for individuals who are new to grant seeking and proposal writing for nonprofit organizations, or those who want to update their skills.  Participants will learn about:

  • The “20 Questions” to ask/answer prior to writing any grant proposal
  • Proposal structure and data needed to support the proposal narrative
  • Ethical principles in grant writing
  • Designing evaluation strategies and tools
  • Budgets and budget justification
  • Preparation for submitting your grant proposal
  • Tricks of the trade and tips on skillful writing