Spark the Fire - Essential Grantwriting Seminars are the new and highly-rated grantwriting classes for beginning and intermediate level grantwriters. Learn all the essentials of grantwriting, from prospect research to nurturing relationship once the grant is awarded. Beginners complete the course feeling prepared and energized to start writing grants. Intermediate level grantwriters have the tools they need to dig deeper into case statements and logic models.
Prospect Research - 1 Hour
Community Needs Assessment - 1 Hour
Proposal Writing/ Storytelling - 1 Hour
Outcomes & Evaluation 1 Hour
Relationship Building - 1 Hour
Registration is $75 and includes an information-packed handbook and diskette with digital templates. Participants love the spreadsheet for creating a work plan and tracking proposals.
Allison Shirk is board member of the Puget Sound Grantwriters Association and member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Advancement Northwest - with fifteen years experience writing grants. Allison is a Guest Columnist for the Foundation Center - NYC's blog and a Site Reviewer for 4Culture. Before becoming a Freelance Grantwriter, she was Lead Grants Manager for Catholic Community Services of Western Washington.