Getting the Most from Your Grant Writing Efforts

The grant writing and fund-raising environment is increasingly competitive. Organization and preparation matter.
Getting the Most from Your Grant Writing Efforts - Workshops
Language: English

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When: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
(1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

Where: Penn State Extension Monroe County
724 Phillips St., Ste 201
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360

registration deadline: October 9, 2018
11:59 p.m.

Obtaining grants is a process. This workshop will break that process down into workable strategies to ensure a more successful outcome:

  • Grant writing and fund-raising options
  • Responding effectively to RFPs
  • Working effectively with foundations
  • Components of an effective proposal
  • Evaluation strategies and considerations
  • How your proposal is reviewed
  • Effective search strategies

Whether you're new to the world of grants or have some experience as a grants writer, if you are responsible for obtaining grants for your organization, you'll find this workshop valuable.

Recommended for staff, volunteers, and board members of community nonprofits, local governments, and other local organizations.

Who is this for?
  • Experienced grant writers looking to improve their skills
  • Individuals that are new to grant writing
  • Individuals that work for, volunteer for, or are involved with a nonprofit, an educational institution, local government, or a foundation
What will you learn?
  • How to write an effective grant proposal
  • How a grant proposal is reviewed
  • How to search for grant opportunities
  • Grant writing and fund-raising options
  • How to respond quickly to RFPs
  • How to work effectively with foundations


Thursday, October 11, 2018

01:00 pm Panel Discussion Funders and grants managers from the region will share their perspectives and experiences.

01:00 pm Making the Most of Your Search Efforts How to find the most likely funders.

01:00 pm Measuring Your Results Outcomes and impacts - how to show your results.

01:00 pm Overview Who gives grants and why, with a focus on foundations and private giving.

01:00 pm Understanding & Working with Foundations Finding the right opportunities and building effective partnerships.

01:00 pm Components of an Effective Proposal Telling your story and showing your strengths.


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