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Webinar Training: Advanced Grant Writing

Learn how to make organizations, programs, and projects competitive for big grants and federal contracts. Understand approaches to get ahead of grant deadlines and build evaluation mechanisms. Get savvy on the writing, data gathering, and evaluation skills needed for more advanced proposals.

When: Thursday, April 16th
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom Webinar - Link via email
United States
Presenter: Sara Baker
Contact: Samantha Amick

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Link to webinar will be emailed to participants in registration confirmation.

Member: $50.00
Non-Member: $150.00
Student Member: $20.00


Learning Objectives Include:

  • Understand the best ways to gather and analyze data 
  • Gain knowledge on what funders want to immediately improve your grant writing
  • Improve your ability to conduct evaluations that feed back into the writing process
  • Implement a smoother, more effective proposal process

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 Samantha Amick at


CFRE Credits:

Full participation in Advanced Grant Writing  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 Fundraising Executive credential visit



Who Should Attend:

Nonprofit staff with some grant writing experience (small or local grants) or those who have taken the Grant Writing Fundamentals prerequisite

Please contact Samantha Amick at for specific questions about the level of this course.



Sara Baker is a writer, researcher, and nonprofit consultant who has led capacity building and program development for organizations from Philadelphia to the Philippines. She is the research and learning lead at The Engine Room, an international organization that supports civil society in responsible data and technology for social change. At The Engine Room, Sara manages research projects on the intersection of human rights, data, and tech; guides advocacy initiatives; and leads internal work on learning and impact. Previously, she led advocacy, grants, and evaluation at the YWCA Knoxville and worked on movement building as Take Back the Tech! campaign coordinator for the Association for Progressive Communications in South Africa. Under her leadership, Take Back the Tech! received the 2015 Bobs Best in Online Activism Award, 2014 UN Women and International Telecommunications Union GEM-TECH Award, and 2014 Prix Ars Electronica honorary mention for digital communities. Sara has been profiled and quoted in such outlets as the Washington Post, Time, and the Guardian, and has presented around the world, including Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Rutgers Center for Global Women’s Leadership, and Oxfam. She holds an MA in English with Writing Concentration from the University of Tennessee and a BA in English and Religion from Maryville College.



Cancellation Courtesy:
If you wish to cancel your registration, notification of your registration cancellation must be received by email to Samantha Amick at five business days prior to the webinar. Please view our full cancellation policy here.

Special Accommodations:
If you require special accommodation in order to view or hear an ABN webinar, please contact Samantha Amick at 865-313-2077 or no less than five days prior to the webinar.


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