Essential Grantwriting - Yakima, WA | Yakima

Essential Grantwriting - Yakima, WA

What's happening?

Learn the core skills for writing grants. It starts with learning where to find grants and understanding the application process. Then we'll walk step by step through writing every section of the proposal. We'll end with how to submit the application and build long-term, meaningful relationships with grantmakers.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Cost of the workshop is $95 per person when you register at least two weeks early. After that, it's $115. Registration includes a coffee / tea bar, comprehensive handbook, and a great collection of digital templates.

KEY INSIGHTS
-Learn where to find grants, including some sources you might not have known about.
-Understand grant applications and guidelines.
-Gather research to write a compelling case for the need for your project.
-Learn step-by-step each section of the grant proposal and what should be included.
-Develop goals and objectives for your proposal as well as write about how you will measure success.
-Review different formats and techniques for presenting your budget for your proposal.
-Learn when and how to contact grantmakers to best build a long-term relationship.
-Learn how and when to send reports to properly steward the grantmaker's investment.
-Learn to organize an annual calendar for grant submissions that works.
-Learn insider tips that make your proposal stand out above the crowd.
-Learn to balance statistical data, evidence-based research, and anecdotal evidence to tell your organization's story.
-Develop evaluation tools and logic model framework for your program to better demonstrate results.
-Review samples of evaluation rubrics used by grantmakers to score your proposal.

QUOTES FROM PAST PARTICIPANTS
"Allison has a comprehensive and engaging approach to grantwriting that leaves the attendees motivated and inspired for their next grant."
"Open, honest, and sincere information shared. It's clear that Allison has a history, passion, and dedication for grantwriting."
"Very interesting! I was engaged and it made me excited to go and write my next grant."
"Allison was able to answer each question with practical knowledge and great suggestions."
"I appreciated how organized it was, corresponding to the grant writing process and tracked in the handbook."
"Love the handbooks. It's so nice to have all my notes and materials in one place."
"I feel like I've learned the fundamentals of grantwriting. This was a great beginner course. Thank you!"

EVALUATION RESULTS
Results are in! Participants from the Essential Grantwriting Class in Seattle on 9/13 reported gave their feedback on anonymous evaluations.
• 100% rated the overall quality as excellent/good.
• 100% rated the trainer's knowledge as excellent/good.
• 100% rated the written materials as excellent/good.
• 100% rated the answers to questions as excellent/good.
• 100% would very likely/likely recommend this training.

INSTRUCTOR
Allison has more than twenty years' experience writing grants and over ten years' experience as a freelance grantwriter. She has taught over fifty grantwriting classes to hundreds of non-profit professionals in the last four years. Allison has secured millions of dollars in grants from foundations, corporations, and government sources for the community. Allison is an Approved Specialist in the Statewide Nonprofit Resource Directory.

When?

Wednesday, November 15th 2017 09:00am

Where?

YAKIMA FAMILY YMCA
5 N Naches Ave
98901 Yakima

Host:

Spark the Fire Grantwriting, Yakima

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