Grantmakers share their insights and advice on proposals, relationships with nonprofit organizations, and more.
The latest addition to our best-selling Winning Proposals series includes 35 actual, funded proposals reprinted in their entirety.
The newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals.
The Spanish-language translation of our 5th edition Guide to Proposal Writing.
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions in our Proposal Writing classes, with Foundation Center trainers David Holmes and Kim Patton.
Kevin Monroe, X Factor Consulting, and Dave Koser, Lancaster County Community Foundation, explore how to respond to funders' questions about nonprofit sustainability, especially in the context of grant proposals.
Foundation Center president Bradford Smith and grant writing consultant Pamela Grow answer your questions on how to approach foundations that do not accept unsolicited proposals.
Funding request to increase awareness and accessibility of the HPV vaccine.
Request for support of meal delivery program for low-income people with HIV/AIDS and their families.
Request to fund a community training program to increase awareness of issues and challenges facing adolescent girls.
Request for support of online curriculum to train physicians in assessing patients' capacity to make decisions.
Request to fund a community college program to train medical interpreters.
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Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!
Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal.
Learn about the grants process from start to finish.
Join us for three days of immersion into the proposal writing process and discover how to craft a compelling proposal package. You’ll become familiar with the components of a competitive grant proposal and a well-organized budget, and you’ll develop a targeted list of foundation funding prospects.
A thorough, step-by-step guide to preparing an effective proposal for foundation support, covering every section of the proposal. Includes a copy of The Foundation Center's Guide to Winning Proposals, a $39.95 value.
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation. Offered in English, French, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal. Offered in English and Spanish.
Aprenda a preparar y presentar el presupuesto de un proyecto en su solicitud de fondos.