$119 – $219

Introduction to Grant Writing: Foundation Grants

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Courtyard Alexandria Old Town/Southwest

2700 Eisenhower Avenue

Alexandria, Va 22314

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This 6.5-hour class will teach new and mid-level nonprofit staff how to apply for grant money. You will gain new skills in writing, prospect research, and fundraising. By the end of the day, you will be ready to write a competitive grant proposal.


Core Objectives

  1. You will learn the sections of a foundation grant proposal.
  2. You will create a targeted list of nonprofit funders.
  3. You will study best practices in nonprofit fundraising.
  4. You will take home copy of our Grant Writing Toolkit ($25 value)



Day at a Glance

Morning: You will start the day with morning refreshments and an icebreaker. Next, we will examine the types of grant awards and funding organizations. Then, we will review top funding trends for 2018.

Mid-Morning: You will learn 5 key elements of a full grant proposal. Essential sections to learn are the Executive Summary, Needs Statement, Program Goals and Objectives, Evaluation, and Budget. Afterward, you will write a basic Budget and a Need’s Statement.

Afternoon: We will practice what you have learned in our “Become a Grant Reviewer” activity. In this session, you will read and score sample grant proposals. Finally, we will end the day with a game to test your knowledge.




What to Expect

  • Engaging learning environment
  • Hand-on activities and practice
  • Morning Refreshments
  • Free Parking
  • Networking

Dondra Ward, CEO of Sidnae Global Research- a nonprofit consulting group will host this training. Dondra is a grant writer and reviewer. Her experience includes private foundations and government agencies like the US Dept. of Education, District of Columbia, AmeriCorps, US Environmental Protection Agency, Nurse Corps, Medical Corps, and USDA.

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is free in the adjacent parking garage.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Dondra Ward at 202-413-8446 or dward@nonprofitcurrency.com

What's the refund policy?

Tickets are nonrefundable. However, tickets can be transferred to another individual. If a transfer is needed please contact Dondra Ward at dward@nonprofitcurrency.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you will check in at the event.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, please contact Dondra Ward at dward@nonprofitcurrency.com for updates.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes

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Courtyard Alexandria Old Town/Southwest

2700 Eisenhower Avenue

Alexandria, Va 22314

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