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Register now to receive the Early-Bird Special Discount of $50 off the course’s standard fee! One week before each workshop's scheduled offering, the rate will increase to the regular fee of $295.

Using insights collected directly from funders and expert fundraisers, the Proposal Writing Workshop offers you a hands-on proposal writing experience plus insight into the funder perspective and grantseeking process.

Using group exercises, case studies, and your own outline or draft proposal, this participatory workshop includes opportunities to:

  • Refine your project proposal outline
  • Practice writing selected components of a proposal
  • Learn what grantmakers are looking for in a proposal and the biggest red flags from a funder’s perspective.

Outcomes:

Upon completion of this workshop you should be able to:

  • Gather the information needed to create a complete grant proposal
  • Identify “red flags” in project proposals
  • Create a competitive proposal package for institutional grantmakers
  • Cultivate relationships with potential institutional donors

Intended audience:

  • Grantseekers who have minimal fundraising experience and want to develop their foundation proposal writing skills
  • Individuals who want to begin or build a career as a grant writer
  • Students interested in gaining knowledge about the nonprofit sector and fundraising
  • Volunteers or board members who want to help their organizations with tangible fundraising skills

Qualifies for
6 CFRE points

Bonus Materials

A comprehensive workbook

Ongoing online access to course worksheets

One week of complimentary access to Foundation Directory Online Professional