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Learn to write successful grants that will help you get the funding necessary for your project or program. This two-day workshop is designed for both novice and intermediate grant seekers.

4/23/2018 to 4/24/2018
When: Monday, April 23 & Tuesday, April 24, 2018
8:30am - 4:00pm
Where: Post University
800 Country Club Rd
Waterbury, Connecticut  06708
United States
Contact: Katie Breslin

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Grant Proposal Certificate Training


In this two-day workshop, learn to craft successful grant applications to increase your organizations’ financial stability and sustainability! Designed for both novice and intermediate grant seekers, participants will receive a comprehensive introduction to the world of grant proposals, with extra focus on grants terminology, access to resources, and the application process from start to successful finish! If you have an idea for a project or program that needs funding, this workshop can put you on the right track for writing a successful grant proposal.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will receive a Certificate in Grant Writing.

If you cannot attend the on-site training, this training is available as a live webcast. Click here for more information.

Session 1 | Getting Started, Finding Opportunities, and Preparation Best Practices
For the first day, participants will learn the first steps to get started, locate and navigate funding sources, and everything that is needed prior to preparing your Grant.

Participants will learn:

  • How to locate funding opportunities
  • Different portals and types of funding
  • How to develop a problem statement
  • Steps for preparation and reporting
  • How to write compelling narratives
  • Incorporating problem research
  • The review processes

Session 2 | Planning, Evaluating, and Writing the Grant Proposal
For day two of the workshop, participants will receive section-by-section guidance on preparing a successful grant proposal – from planning the budget to understanding what reviewers are looking for to ensuring your post-grant award reporting is accurate and on track.

Participants will learn:

  • The Financial Plan – determine costs, develop a budget, and write the narrative
  • Evaluate the grant and stay a step ahead
  • Ensure the final proposal meets funders’ requirements
  • The keys to successful grant reporting
  • Sustainability

This training is designed to be an interactive process that encourages active participation and involvement of the participants. The curriculum combines lecturing, small groups’ activities, and exercises, designed to facilitate methods.


Presenter Information:
Theresa Wilson, MPA is an independent consultant working with nonprofits and local level governments to create viable and sustainable solutions by grant funding projects and managing human capital. As part of her consulting work, Theresa works as a seminar facilitator for Post University. She has been a lead specialist in obtaining grant funding and has had boots on the ground working in all aspects of grant writing and review. She is dedicated to public service in working with bi-partisan political candidates, being a Court Appointed Special Advocate, and as a member of the American Society for Public Administration.


Program Fees:

Early Bird Discount is:

- $200 for members

- $300 for not-yet-members

Early Bird Discount is available until March 27, 2018


Regular registration fees:

- $250 for members

$350 for not-yet-members 


There is a cafeteria on campus that is available for participants' use during the lunch break.

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

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