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Grant Writing Training (Delivered live online via Zoom and on-demand replay until 2/11/22)
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Date:  Monday, 1/10/22 8:30 AM - Tuesday, 1/11/22 3:30 PM
Coordinator:  ---
Mid-America Regional Council’s GTI and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day
grants workshop. If you're ready to learn how to write grant proposals from start to
finish and find funding sources, you've come to the right place. Beginning and
experienced grant writers from city, county and state agencies, healthcare
organizations, nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend.
Itinerary:  This 2-day workshop will meet from 8:30 - 3:30 CT on both days. Are the
ates for this live event not good for you?  No problem - register and enjoy on-demand
replay anytime for 30 days.
Tuition:  Tuition is $425 and includes: downloadable class materials in PDF format,
as well as access to our Alumni Forum that's packed full of tools, helpful discussions
and more that 200 sample grant proposals. The first two registrations can receive a rate
of $75 off the tuition. Groups of 5 or more receive $50 off per person on the tuition.
Learning Objectives: 
  • How and where to find grants:
    • Where's the money?  Finding federal and state government grant makers.
    • Where's the money?  Finding foundation grant programs.
    • Where's the money?  Finding corporate giving programs.
    • Where's the money?  Tracking grant opportunities so you don't miss
      application deadlines.
    • How to write winning grants:
  • The essential components of a grant proposal package.
    • How to customize a proposal to match a grant maker's interest.
    • How to initially approach a funder.
    • The differences between government and foundation proposals.
    • How to report on a grant's progress and impact.
    • How to develop working relationships with grant makers.What to do if your
      proposal is denied (don't give up!).
    • The behind-the-scenes decisions that determine proposal acceptance and
  • And much, much more . . .
  • Day One
    • Understanding the critical difference between organizational needs and the
      needs of the community.
    • Developing your credibility as an applicant.
    • Research, measure, and objectively articulate the community need to be
      addressed with the proposed grant.
    • Lunch on your own.
    • Measuring impacts; define success now.
    • Present and justify your method for addressing the need; why you've chosen
      this method over other possible methods; overcoming the inherently
      subjective nature of methods.
  • Day Two
    • Developing your plan for grant evaluation, both subjective and objective;
      integrating your plan with the grant maker's required evaluation and reporting
    • Developing a budget and analyzing cash flow; indirect and admin cost caps;
      determine if you can afford to get this grant before submitting an application;
      collaborating with your fiscal affairs, grants managers, and leadership.
    • Lunch on your own.
    • Budgets continued.
    • Summarizing your request for that impossibly small summary opportunity on
      the standard federal cover page or, the one/two page foundation request.
    • Locate and track relevant grant opportunities from Federal, State and local
      government sources, private foundations and corporate giving programs.
    • Allocate and forecast proposal team work load before the RFP is released.
    • Dissecting the RFP; researching enabling legislation; understanding the "spirit
      and intent" of the grant program; technical assistance contacts and the need for
      open and honest communication.
Testimonials:  For testimonials click here.
CEU Credits:  Various CEUs and university credits are available for this class. For the
complete details click here.
Cancellation Policy:  Withdrawals are allowed up to one week prior to the workshop.
Tuition refunds - less a $30 admin charge - are made within 5 working days of receiving
your cancellation. If you cancel within one week of this event or don't attend the live
presentation, you are obliged to submit your tuition in full and are then entitled to access
on-demand replays of this class for a calendar month that begins on this live event's
start date.

Carmellya Anderson 
Government Training Institute 
Mid-America Regional Council 

Janet Darling
Grant Writing USA 
888.290.6237 toll-free

More than 10,000 agencies across North America have turned to Grant Writing USA for grant
writing and grant management training.