Training Details

Monday, June 25, 2018

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

Chinn Park Regional Library
13065 Chinn Park Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Free

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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!

This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:

  • The basic elements of a proposal
  • The "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a proposal
  • How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no
  • 30-minute hands-on exercise to develop a proposal outline (in-person classes only)

Please Note:

Looking for sample proposals?

Our Sample Documents gallery has samples of actual winning proposals recommended by grantmakers.

Self-paced Learning qualifies for 1.5 CFRE credits and Live Webinar versions qualify for 1 CFRE credit.

Qualifies for
1 to 1.5 CFRE points

Additional Information

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don't know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.

This class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal. We will discuss:

  • The basic components of a project budget including income and expenses
  • How to estimate the realistic cost of a project
  • What other financial documents you may also need to submit with your proposal

Classroom attendees: Get started on your own project budget! Join us for an optional 30-minute exercise after class.

Outcomes

  • Understand how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.
  • Know how and when to follow up with funders after submitting a proposal.

Intended Audience

Beginner
Grant writers

Prerequisites

Introduction to Finding Grants 

Bonus Materials

  • 2-page handout
  • Project outline worksheet and sample

Outcomes

  • Understand how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.
  • Know how and when to follow up with funders after submitting a proposal.

Intended Audience

Beginner
Grant writers

Prerequisites

Introduction to Finding Grants

Bonus Materials

  • 2-page handout
  • Project outline worksheet and sample

Featuring

Melissa Grannetino Engagement Specialist Foundation Center Northeast DC View Bio