The ABCs of Grant Writing Workshop

Cultivating Relationships, Capacity Building, and Sustainability

If you are a beginning grant writer, this workshop will provide you with the essential tools needed to write a successful grant proposal from start to finish. For those more experienced, this workshop will sharpen your skills and keep you up-to-date through discussions of current grant writing trends. Learn about the grantsmanship process – from foundation research and cultivation to the development and writing of a winning proposal. You will learn about the typical questions funders ask when considering a proposal and the criteria used. Workshop participants will have an opportunity to review and critique a proposal. Tips for ensuring grant compliance and improving your chances of future grant success will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Implement effective processes and practices that lead to successful grant writing including how to build relationships with funders
  • Conduct grant research via the Internet, publications and other sources and prioritize prospects
  • Write the essential components of a grant proposal package including: cover letter, introduction, problem or need statement, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, the budget, future funding and executive summary
  • Determine the most effective writing strategies and styles for various grant applications
  • Evaluate and assess grant proposals after having an opportunity to review and critique a well-written proposal during this workshop
  • Ensure compliance and report on a grant’s progress and impact

Contact The INS Group about scheduling a workshop for your organization’s needs.