Securing grants for your nonprofit organization requires a sound proposal. Learn the basics of preparing grant proposals or sharpen your intermediate skills through a step-by-step approach to the process.
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 be introduced to logic models to help them develop measurable project goals, objectives, and outcomes required in every proposal. They will also learn to develop 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 workshop 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
At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to accomplish the following:
Identify projects or programs within their organization that have the potential to receive a grant award
Articulate a community needs statement that reflects the local problem supported by statistical data and cited sources
Compose a program description based on best practice models
Create SMART goals, objectives, and outcomes
Produce an accurate budget and supportive budget narrative
Recite the five basic attachments to include with every proposal
This workshop provides learning opportunities for novice and intermediate (2 to 3 years) grant seekers.