From developing the proposal idea to completing the details of the budget, this workshop provides an outline to use to prepare clear, concise, comprehensive, and competitive proposals. Participants will learn to develop measurable project goals, objectives, and outcomes required in every proposal. Understand what is important to include in grant proposals by creating meaningful content for full proposals, letters of intent/inquiry, and online grant applications as well a post-award reporting.
The intended topics covered in this webinar are as follows:
• Grants as part of the fundraising plan
• Preparing the proposal idea including SMART goals and objectives
• Outlines for full grant proposals and letters of intent/inquiry
• Examining reasons for proposal rejection
• Exploring rules of grant management
This webinar provides learning opportunities for novice and intermediate (2 to 3 years) grant seekers.
is a nationally recognized grants consultant, instructor, and lecturer in the area of grants and grant seeking for nonprofit organizations. She started her company The Write Source
, LLC in 1993 and has a current roster of nearly 300 nonprofit clients in 27 states and Washington, DC. Diane helps her clients achieve their goals by winning grants ranging from $5,000 to $5.0 million. In fact, she specializes in preparing government grant proposals.
Based in Connecticut, Diane is an engaging trainer, reaching over 20,000 people through her workshops and conference sessions. Her dedication to the field is evident in the way she speaks about the grant seeking process; her enthusiasm is contagious! In 2015, she retired after 14 years as an adjunct faculty member of The Fund Raising School at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University where she taught and co-developed the curriculum for their Grant Proposals course. Her other faculty appointments include the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance), and Philanthropy Massachusetts. She frequently presents at regional, national, and international conferences including those hosted by the Grant Professionals Association (GPA), Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), statewide resource centers, and a number venues hosted by nonprofit organizations. In 2010, she became a certified Master Trainer through the AFP Faculty Training Academy.
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