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Grantsmanship Training Program
The Gold Standard of Grants Training
There’s a place for brown-bag luncheons, half-day workshops, and two-day classes (we offer that last one). But if you want the comprehensive, in-depth experience that gives you a solid grasp on the world of grants, in only five action-packed days, you want the Grantsmanship Training Program.®
What You Learn So You Excel at Grant Proposal Writing
During this training, you learn how to:
Use our proven proposal model—a model so successful that many funders have adopted it for their application guidelines
Collaborate with others to create a strong grant application
Use a variety of research tools to pinpoint the funders most likely to support and partner with your organization
Review proposals the way funders do so you’ll understand what works and why
Demonstrate your organization's capacity and credibility
Develop a data driven description of the problem your program addresses
Propose outcomes that are measurable and that can be evaluated
Practice the art and ethics of grantsmanship
Learn more about what you'll do during this training.
Insurance Institute of America
Why This Training Makes Grant Proposal Writing Come Alive
The Grantsmanship Training Program® pioneered the 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 copy of each proposal created and reviewed in class, a workbook of proposal components for your own organization, a network of colleagues to contact, and 12 months of follow-up support from the Center via our Membership Program.
Our Alumni Have a Track Record of Proven Success
The 130,000+ graduates of this training have gone on to win billions of grant dollars for vital programs. Many nonprofit leaders point to this training as a key to their success. An ongoing, independent evaluation funded by top foundations in Los Angeles County proves that the Grantsmanship Training Program® delivers a solid return on time and money invested.
Youth Opportunities Unlimited Alternative High School
Los Angeles, CA
When Class is Over, You Get Even More Grant Proposal Writing Resources
As a graduate of the Grantsmanship Training Program,® you receive our Full Alumni Membership for 12 months. This helps you:
Strengthen a proposal, by having it reviewed by one of our trainers
Find funders through GrantDomain, our database of foundation, corporate, and federal grantmakers
Build your proposal development team by sending a colleague from your organization to attend the Grantsmanship Training Program at half price!
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 5-day Grantsmanship Training Program® is $995. 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 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. On Wednesday you may choose to stay later when teams work on projects. On Friday, the class ends by 1:00 pm.
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