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Grant Writing Workshop 2/5/2020
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Developing a persuasive, effective grant proposal takes critical thinking and know-how. The “Grant Writing Workshop” will provide an overview of how to construct a strong grant application. Participants will learn strategies to craft the components of a grant proposal and tips to sharpen the process. Participants will apply concepts from the workshop to develop various components of a grant application.

2/5/2020
When: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: CT Nonprofit Center
75 Charter Oak Avenue
Suite 1-100, Sheldon Conference Room
Hartford, Connecticut  06106
United States
Contact: Zoe Schwartz
860-525-5080 x1024


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Grant Writing Workshop

 

Developing a persuasive, effective grant proposal takes critical thinking and know-how. The “Grant Writing Workshop” will provide an overview of how to construct a strong grant application. Participants will learn strategies to craft the components of a grant proposal and tips to sharpen the process. Participants will apply concepts from the workshop to develop various components of a grant application.


Skills and Knowledge Developed:

  • Steps to prepare for a grant application
  • Purpose of each section of a grant application
  • Strategies to build all sections of the grant application (cover letter, executive summary, needs statement, goals and objectives, methodology/project design, outcomes, sustainability,  budget, organization description) 
  • Attachments - presenting the information requested 
  • Tips to help the process be more efficient and the content relevant 
  • Application of concepts learned - participants will craft responses to sections of a grant proposal using a funding idea or a current funding need from their organization


Participant Outcomes:

  • Clearer understanding of how to prepare for grant development
  • Knowledge of the purpose of the grant application sections and how to craft responses
  • Increased confidence in their ability to develop a strong, competitive grant application

 

Prospective Participants:

 

Non-profit staff who have limited experience developing grant applications or those who seek to enhance their grant development process.

 

Participants Are Asked To Bring:

  • Personal laptop (very limited outlets available, a fully-charged battery is recommended)
  • If available, ideas and information on a program need, organization information and/or a grant application


Presenter Information:

Mickey Orkin is an accomplished fund development professional with over twenty-five years of demonstrated success working for non- profit organizations in social services, education and healthcare, most recently at Hartford Hospital. She has expertise in foundation and corporate giving and has developed successful, complex applications and proposals. In addition, she has coached management and program staff helping them to develop competitive requests. Her years in the field in a full range of experiences with funders and staff have led to valuable insights.

 

Lunch is not provided, but there will be a break for lunch with plenty of restaurant options nearby our Hartford office.  We also have a kitchen and dining area with a large refrigerator and microwave should you wish to bring your lunch with you.  

 

Registration Fee:

$159 for Alliance Members

$199 for Not-Yet-Members

 

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

 

Once registered, you may request a full refund, or request your registration be transferred to another future training, up until 2 weeks before the date of the training. Within the 2 weeks prior to the training, we cannot process refunds or offer credit toward a future training, however you may substitute another attendee in your place at any time.

 

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