Intro to Business Grant Writing

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Intro to Business Grant Writing

This course is designed to provide an introductory understanding of grant writing for businesses.

By XtraOrdinary Business Consulting

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Tuesday, May 30 · 4:30 - 6pm PDT



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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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This course is designed to provide an understanding of grant writing for businesses. The course will explore the process of identifying funding opportunities, tips for developing successful grant proposals, and an intro on how you can use AI to help with your applications. Workshop attendees will gain the skills necessary to effectively navigate the grant application process to help apply for funding opportunities for their businesses.

Topics covered will include:

Introduction to Grant Writing: Understanding the basics of grant writing, the different types of grants available, and the grant application process.

Researching Funding Opportunities: Identifying potential funding sources and conducting a search for grant opportunities.

Developing a Grant Proposal: Tips on writing a compelling proposal that addresses the needs of the grant-maker, project goals, objectives, and outcomes. We will also talk about the supplemental documentation you often need. Learn tips to use AI to assist with your business grant applications. Learn to critically review and edit grant proposals to ensure clarity, accuracy, and alignment with funding guidelines.

Grant Reporting and Tracking: Developing grant reports that effectively communicate project progress, achievements, and challenges to the grant-maker.

By the end of the workshop attendees will have an understanding of the grant writing process and be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully move forward to apply for grant funding for their businesses at the beginner level.

BONUS: Attendees will receive a short list of business grants!


Marquetta Finley, MS, CPP, CCT

Led by Marquetta Finley, business consultant, author, speaker, and co-founder of Xtraordinary Business Consulting, a consulting business that provides an array of services for startups including coaching and consulting for founders, grant, and nonprofit readiness services. Marquetta has nearly 30 years experience in the not-fot-profit and nonprofit industries and has served as a former nonprofit exectuive, COO, and Director of Development.

Alicia Bruce

Lead Grant Writer and Owner of Consultation Boutique. Alicia has experience writing grants and business plans for small businesses and brings her experience and expertise to this workshop.

To learn more about Xtraordinary Business Consulting visit

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