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Learn to maximize grant funding opportunities from foundations and corporations.

When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
9:00am - 4:30pm
Where: United Way of Greater New Haven
370 James Street
New Haven, Connecticut  06513
United States
Contact: Katie Breslin

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Proposal Writing A to Z: Maximize Your Chances with Foundations


Nonprofits frequently identify the need for additional funding and determine that applying for a grant is the solution. The crucial question is if your nonprofit is ready to submit a grant application to a foundation and/or corporation that will yield funding?  
Proposal Writing A to Z is a comprehensive full day workshop that will help you assess your readiness to increase funding opportunities. The workshop provides an overview of the proposal writing process with practical advice to increase your chances of success at securing the funds needed to strengthen your nonprofit. In addition, it includes interactive group exercises and the opportunity to try your hand at customizing real-life grant proposals.

Other elements of the workshop are:

  • Facts and fiction about foundations and their grants
  • Components common to all grant proposals
  • Fundamentals of proposal customization
  • Submission techniques designed to get your proposal noticed - and funded!
  • How to follow up with your funder, and what to do if the answer is "yes" or "no"


Presenter Information:

Judith Margolin, is an independent consultant and workshop leader on foundations and grants. She served as Vice President for Planning and Evaluation at the Foundation Center, the nation’s leading authority on philanthropy. She has devoted her career to philanthropy and is dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations secure the funding they require to fulfill their valuable missions. She is the author of several books, including The Individual's Guide to Grants.


Program Fees:

Early Bird Discount is:

- $95 for members

- $150 for not-yet-members

Early Bird Discount is available until January 23, 2018


Regular registration fees:

- $120 for members

$175 for not-yet-members 


Payment is due in full upon registration and enrollment will not be guaranteed until payment is received.

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