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Grant Writing Fundamentals

The process of getting grants starts long before an application is submitted. Successful grant writing requires planning, research, relationship building, and a well-written application. This workshop offers a systematic, no-frills approach to the grant writing process any organization can follow.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/6/2018
When: Thursday, March 6th
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Map this event »
The Regas Building
318 N. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee  37917
United States
Presenter: Mark Goldstein, CFRE
Contact: Chloe Perry
865-313-2077


Online registration is available until: 3/6/2018
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The process of getting grants starts long before an application is submitted. Successful grant writing requires planning, research, relationship building, and a well-written application. This workshop offers a systematic, no-frills approach to the grant writing process any organization can follow. Beginner and intermediate proposal writers will receive a comprehensive overview on how to develop a winning project, identify funders, court foundations, and write applications that meet the high standards of grant-makers.

 

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Give examples of the two elements of a strong grant proposal: needs and strategies
  • Formulate strong needs statements, strategies and proposal objectives
  • Describe the fundamental information to include in every grant proposal
  • Articulate of the role of a grant writer and the process of coordinating a grant request

ABN Fund Development Certificate:

This workshop counts as 3 credits towards the ABN Fund Development Certificate. To receive this certificate, a participant must earn 18 credits (six qualifying courses) within a two-year period. Credits are tracked on individual sub-accounts (not admin accounts) as course credit stays with the individual. For more information, contact Chloe Perry at cperry@betternonprofits.org.

 

CFRE Credits:

Full participation in Grant Writing Fundamentals is applicable for 3 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification. For more information about the Certified Fund Raising Executive credential visit www.cfre.org.

 

BIO:

Mark Goldstein, CFRE, President and CEO, is most sought after as an expert proposal writer and project strategist. He is the creator of the Open Communication Fundraising Model, a system that enables all nonprofit agency stakeholders to effectively work together toward organizational and fundraising goals. Mark has consistently served nonprofits as a staff member, board member or consultant since 1991. He has raised more than $38 million for his clients and employers by obtaining grants for organizations of all types, sizes and locales, particularly for health, human service, community development and technology needs. Mark is a board member of Carolina Public Press, a past Association of Fundraising Professionals of Western NC board member, and a member of the Grant Professionals Association. He regularly provides training sessions through a number of venues, including the Duke University Continuing Studies Nonprofit Management program, 4Good, WNC Nonprofit Pathways, and Alliance for Better Nonprofits.

 

Dietary Restriction:

Please make note of any dietary restrictions in the note section at checkout, as lunch will be provided.  

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