Spark the Fire Grantwriting Seminar (Bainbridge)

  • Bainbridge Island Library 1270 Madison Ave N Bainbridge Island, WA, 98110 United States

Spark the Fire Grantwriting Seminars are designed to motivate organizations take their grantwriting to the next level. Participants learn to weave a golden thread through the proposal that connects the need in the community to the work being proposed. The result is a higher rate of grant awards, happier grantmakers, and stronger nonprofits. This class is targeted to beginning and intermediate level grantwriters.

This intensive grantwriting seminar will teach participants how to write a compelling grant proposal, research new prospects, and build strong relationships with grantmakers.

Curriculum:
Prospect Research - 1 Hour
Community Needs Assessment - 1 Hour
Proposal Writing/ Story Telling - 1 Hour
Outcomes & Evaluation 1 Hour
Relationship Building -  1 Hour

Participants will receive a information-packed handbook and CD with digital templates. Receive a list of foundations that provide general operating support, examples of successful grant applications and letters of interest, charts for grants calendars, budget, grant attachments, and more.

Cost is $75 per person. Class runs from 10am to 3pm.

Allison Shirk is board member of the Puget Sound Grantwriters Association with fifteen years experience writing grants. She is also a Site Reviewer for 4Culture. Before becoming a Freelance Grantwriter, she was Lead Grants Manager for Catholic Community Services of Western Washington. She has been teaching grantwriting classes for three years. Allison is a Guest Columnist for the Foundation Center - NY's blog.

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