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Essential Grant Skills
Learn Core Grant Skills in Only 2 days!
Focus on the areas that are most crucial, challenging—and rewarding! Plus, get a thorough overview of the entire grant proposal development process.
New To The Field?
This training gives you a comprehensive, concentrated introduction to the field, sets you on the right track, and helps you steer clear of the most common grant proposal pitfalls.
Experienced and Looking for a Professional Development Tune-Up?
This training refreshes and updates your skills while sharpening your competitive edge.
In this two-day training, learn how to create a successful proposal:
Write a data-based description of the problem your nonprofit cares about
Define specific, measurable outcomes and demonstrate that your organization can deliver them
Build a basic, doable evaluation plan (and know when to call in an expert)
Outline a bulletproof budget
Plan ahead for future funding to sustain your program
Understand the grant proposal review process
Identify which tools help you find grantmakers that are right for you.
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Why This Learning Lasts
Essential Grant Skills training uses The Grantsmanship Center’s Listen & Discuss, Do & Review® curriculum — the most effective approach for adult learners. Our training uses hands-on exercises so that you retain what you learn.
You leave the training with a workbook of proposal components for your own organization, a network of colleagues to contact, and six months of follow-up support as an Associate Member in our Membership Program.
You’re Not Alone When Class Is Over
As a graduate of Essential Grant Skills you receive our Associate Alumni Membership for six months. This helps you:
Find funders through GrantDomain, our database of foundation, corporate, and federal grantmakers
Upgrade your own skills with tuition discounts on other training programs, publications, and consulting services
Find the answers you need. Ask The Center!
Tuition for the 2-day Essential Grant Skills is $545. Save $100 with early bird discount when you pay at least six weeks before the start date. If you miss the early bird discount you can receive a $50 tuition discount for additional registrants from the same organization. Please note: only one discount per person; select the best discount!
Choose the training venue that's right for you and register online or call The Grantsmanship Center’s Registrar at (800) 421-9512 or (213) 482-9860.
We email confirmation with directions and parking info after receipt of your payment
The training begins each day at 8:30 am and ends by 5:30 pm on both days
BRING THIS WORKSHOP TO YOUR COMMUNITY!
Train your staff at no cost and help nonprofits in your community build capacity by hosting this training.