Sign up for Essential Grantwrting and Proposal Writing Together

Learn all the essentials of grantwriting on day one and then put those skills to use by writing your proposal on day two.

 

A two day comprehensive grantwriting course that takes you step by step through the grantwriting process.

 

key insights

Day One:

  • Learn where to find grants, including some sources you might not have known about.

  • Understand grant applications and guidelines.

  • Gather research to write a compelling case for the need for your project.

  • Learn step-by-step each section of the grant proposal and what should be included.

  • Develop goals and objectives for your proposal as well as write about how you will measure success.

  • Review different formats and techniques for presenting your budget for your proposal.

  • Learn when and how to contact grantmakers to best build a long-term relationship.

  • Learn how and when to send reports to properly steward the grantmaker's investment.

  • Learn to organize an annual calendar for grant submissions that works.

  • Learn insider tips that make your proposal stand out above the crowd.

  • Learn to balance statistical data, evidence-based research, and anecdotal evidence to tell your organization's story.

  • Develop evaluation tools and logic model framework for your program to better demonstrate results.

  • Review samples of evaluation rubrics used by grantmakers to score your proposal.

Day Two: 

  • Critically evaluate guidelines and requests for proposals to determine best fit and timing.

  • Prepare to target your proposal to be handcrafted and tailored specifically for a given grantmaker.

  • Understand the "Three C's" of good writing: clear, concise, and compelling.

  • Develop clear assumptions and reasoned-based outcomes necessary for success, including the project's long term sustainability.

  • Identify the appropriate balance between statistical data, evidence-based research, and anecdotal evidence to tell your organization's story.

  • Develop evaluation tools and logic model framework for your program to better demonstrate results.

  • Learn about how grant makers use evaluation rubrics to score your proposal.

cost

Investment is $220 per person.

Registration includes two comprehensive workbooks, a collection of digital templates, and a coffee / tea bar.

Class runs from 9am to 3pm each day.

It was wonderful learning from someone who not only understands where to find resources and how to fill out a grant application, but how to navigate the relationships and develop those when pursuing a grant.
— Past Participant
A great crash course in grantwriting for novice to intermediate grantwriters who need a kick in the butt to get out there and write!
— Past Participant
Open, honest, and sincere information shared. It’s clear that Allison has a history, passion, and dedication for grantwriting.
— Past Participant
She was indeed excellent. Never got ruffled or stumped (and that is exceptional) and controlled the group well in terms of getting some to wait their turn when they interrupted, though usually they didn’t mean to, but, nevertheless, she managed the situations deftly.
— Past Participant

comprehensive grantwriting

Comprehensive grantwriting is taught in Seattle, WA about once every two months and in location around the state, such as Yakima, Wenatchee, Bellingham, & Walla Walla.

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