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Estimated time to complete this course is 1 hour

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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.

Additional Information

This Course Qualifies for 1.5 CFRE Points.

This online course is self-paced and includes video, graphics, and interactive quizzes. Compatible with updated versions of all browsers and mobile-friendly!

It takes most people an hour or less to complete this course.

How to Start Your Self-Paced Learning Course

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You will have access to the course for 30 days after enrollment. The course allows one computer log-in which cannot be shared. In addition, no transfers or credits will be issued.

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

Published Monday, November 2, 2015

Topic(s) Fundraising Foundation Giving Proposal Writing