Grant Writing for Beginners/How to Find Grant Opportunities (Pay-What-You Can)
This is a Pay-What-You-Can Nonprofit Training Double-header! That's one event and two trainings! The sessions, Grant Writing for Beginners and How to Find Grant Opportunities have been merged to create one seamless training. In this interactive and engaging session, you will learn: How grants fit into a nonprofit's overall fundraising strategy How to identify funders that may have an interest in your activities How to assess your project’s fit with a prospective funder’s interests The standard sections of a foundation proposal The different types of grant sources Better-known and lesser-known strategies for finding grant opportunities How to determine if a grant opportunity is right for your organization (and project) Some of the trainer's grant research secrets Tips for increasing your chances for success **BONUS** You will practice writing a Needs Statement and recieve on the spot feedback. This workshop is PAY WHAT YOU CAN, with a $30 seat reservation fee (deposit). This fee helps to cover the cost of training materials and logistics. You will be asked during the session to pay for the training you receive based its value to you. Instructor Profile: Michelle Nusum-Smith, an experienced nonprofit leader, consultant, coach and trainer, is the owner and principal consultant at The Word Woman LLC, a nonprofit consulting company. She has over 15 years nonprofit experience, including program development, fundraising (including grantwriting and individual donor cultivation), marketing and public relations, board relations, and event planning. A graduate of the Honors Program at Coppin State University where she earned a BS in Management Science with a minor in marketing, Michelle is a member of the Grants Professionals Association, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and Maryland Nonprofits. Cancellation Policy While The Word Woman LLC strives to ensure there are no disruptions in our workshop dates there may be occasion where issues arise that are out of our control. As a result we are committed to re-scheduling the program as soon as possible and providing options to participants. Disclaimer The WordWoman LLC reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a course or program; to change the location and/or term in which a program orcourse is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of acceptance both prior to and after acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient registrations, budgetary constraints or for other such reasons. In the event The Word Woman LLC exercises such a right, The Word Woman LLC’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the participant to The Word Woman LLC. Frequently Asked Questions Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? email@example.com or 240-215-4984 Is my seat reservation/ticket transferrable? Yes, you can send someone in your place. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the full name(s) and email(s) of who will attend in lieu of the original registrant. You will need to work out the payment. What is the refund policy? All deposits are non refundable.
22 South Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
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