Become a Grant Writer (Online)

Writing winning grants is a highly sought-after skill. All of us have dreams and passions, both in our professional lives and as members of our communities, but it takes money to make those dreams a reality. This workshop will teach you the techniques you need to get the necessary funding to carry out your inspiration. Learn to write a good proposal and ways to make your proposal stand out. Discover the six common reasons that grant decision-makers decline a proposal. Identify 10 strategies that will make your proposal stand out above others, and learn how to write the seven basic parts of a proposal. Lynn O'Connell has worked in the nonprofit sector for 30 years. As a consultant, she writes proposals for both nonprofit organizations and small businesses. She is executive director of Computer C.O.R.E., giving low-income adults technological and professional skills needed to pursue their career aspirations. She is editor of two publications for nonprofit professionals, Development Director's Letter and WealthEngine News. Lynn holds a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University as well as a Master's in philanthropy from Indiana University.

NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now for the class and then the day before class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class: Become a Grant Writer" in the subject line. A good internet connection and a computer or device with a camera and mic are needed.

Code:3271BI9
Dates:December 4, 2020 Check for other dates
Meets:One Fri., 9AM-4PM 12/04 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
Fee:$113
You could save $14.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:$15+ optional materials fee. Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, https://zoom.us/download. Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to Zoom.us, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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