Basic Grant Writing

How can your organization write better grants and maximize the available funding? 

While a grant may not be the answer to all of your problems, the ability to write a proposal that will result in funding is in high demand. In this hands-on session, participants will assess organizational readiness, review private versus public funding sources, learn the 10/60 rule, address the proposal fundamentals, and critique grants. This workshop provides practical help with the fundamentals of writing grant proposals and obtaining available funding.

Topics Addressed: grant writing, fundraising, communication

Level: Introductory course for new fundraisers

Who should attend? 
  • New fundraising professionals.
  • Anyone who needs to learn the foundational skills of writing grants for his/her position
  • CNM Members working toward a Revenue Development Certificate
Method of Facilitation: very interactive, group work, hands on workshopping, discussion, presentations 

This work will amplify the impact of nonprofits by helping participants:
  • Tell the story of their organization and make a convincing case for financial support.
  • Learn how to write compelling sections of a grant proposal.
  • Understand specific areas reviewers look for when evaluating grants 
  • Learn why proposals fail and how to avoid common pitfalls. 

CNM is an approved provider for CFRE International Continuing Education Program. Full participation in the Basic Grant Writing is applicable for up to six (6.00) continuing education points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.
Instructor(s)
Bernard Turner, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Belmont University
Date/Time
December 12, 2017; 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fee
$95.00 for Members; $195.00 for nonmembers; $50.00 for students
Level
One Star
Subject Area(s)
Fundraising
Series: CFRE Trainings
Location
Center for Nonprofit Management
Other Details
Lunch Included

Registration

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