Essential Grant Skills - Online

Grant Proposal Writing Training
Essential Grant Skills - Online

Sign up for the dates that work best for you. For times, please see chart at the bottom of page. Times are the same for every class.

All training is open to everyone—wherever you are--we welcome you!

November 5-6

November 12-13

TIGHT SCHEDULE? EVEN TIGHTER BUDGET? WE'VE GOT JUST WHAT YOU NEED!

 

Get the best return on your investment of time and money with this training. Boost your knowledge, hone new skills—in just two days of active learning! Live and now online, Essential Grant Skills couldn’t be more convenient. Enjoy learning from the comfort of your own location.

This fast-paced class combines presentation and discussion with practical, real-life exercises. You develop the core parts of a proposal for your own organization, ready to polish, so you can submit to a funder! Connect with colleagues while you’re guided by a caring trainer through the ins and outs of creating successful grant proposals.

This training is a distilled version of our acclaimed Grantsmanship Training Program, and is perfect for those new to grant proposal development and professionals looking for a refresher.

Maybe you don’t plan to write grant proposals but you need to know enough so you can effectively hire and supervise someone else to do the work. This is the class for you. Are you considering a career change and wonder if you’ll like this work or be good at it? This class will help guide your decision. Whether new to the field or you have some experience, this training will help you raise your game.

 

I've never attended a training as worthwhile as your Essential Grant Skills workshop. I have 40 years experience in this field with 20 years as a trainer myself!      –Judith Leith, Trainer, Delaware Department of Agriculture, Dover, DE

 

 

Generations of social advocates attribute their success to our training. With almost 50 years of alumni testimonials and reams of data from independent evaluations, The Grantsmanship Center knows how to give you training that delivers results.

 

MEET THE TRAINERS

An expert, senior trainer from the list below, will deliver your class. Our trainers are committed to your learning and success. They bring high energy, decades of experience, warmth and humor.

Barbara FloerschBarbara Floersch, Chief of Curriculum & Training, has raised millions of grant dollars from both government and private funders, taught hundreds of classes throughout the U.S. and internationally, conducted numerous online events, served as a federal grant reviewer, published hundreds of articles, and is a regular contributor to the NonProfitTimes. Barbara also authored the textbook, Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing, the updated and expanded edition of Norton Kiritz’s seminal publication.
 

Linda J. BoedekerLinda J. Boedeker, Senior Trainer, has worked with nonprofit organizations as executive director, trainer, development professional, and foundation officer. Linda managed the provision of services to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in 26 counties and has assisted nonprofits with fundraising, strategic planning, board development, and volunteer development. As an independent consultant, Linda has filled the role of chief executive officer during organization transitions for nonprofits in the arts, social service, and health.
 

Angela RichardsonAngela Richardson, Senior Trainer, brings expertise in program development, fund development, strategic planning, and organizational coaching. She has trained other trainers and trained staff for nonprofit organizations, school districts, governments, faith-based organizations, and colleges and universities. Angela has also has reviewed proposals for the U.S. Department of Education and local arts commissions in Los Angeles and Rhode Island.
 

AJ KingAJ King, Senior Trainer, brings decades of experience in public health plus 16 years of grant experience. AJ’s work includes proposal writing for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of State, California Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and numerous foundations; facilitating grant development processes; grant oversight; grant reviews; and program management. AJ also has facilitated processes for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 

 

GET GROUNDED WITH CORE KNOWLEDGE & BEST PRACTICES

In this two-day training, learn how to create a successful grant 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.

ESSENTIAL GRANT SKILLS - ONLINE:

  • is an immersive experience delivered live over 2 days
  • is highly interactive with four, on-line learning events
  • offers one-on-one consultation with the trainer
  • includes e-notebook richly filled with resources
  • includes individual and group exercises with coaching by the trainer

TUITION

Tuition is $495. Save $50 with early-bird discount by paying at least 30 days in advance!

Tuition Includes

  • Sample grant proposals for reference
  • An e-notebook of resources
  • PDF PowerPoints used in class
  • Certificate of Completion for all who fully participate
  • Six months of Alumni Membership benefits which include:
    • A proposal review by one of the Center’s senior trainers
    • Access to GrantStation for researching funders
    • Discounts for more grant training, consulting, & publications

Is your nonprofit's budget under $750K? Apply for a partial scholarship.

Payment is processed through PayPal at no charge. PayPal account not required.

 

Need approval to take this training? Here’s a letter template you can use. Learn more: Essential Grant Skills training

Questions? Contact us at: registrar@tgci.com.


ONLINE LEARNING EVENT HOURS

All scheduled times are per Pacific Time Zone. Please adjust, if needed, for your own location.

Each event will start at the time in schedule below but end times may vary slightly.

  Morning Afternoon
Day 1 8:00 - 10:00 1:00 - 3:00
Day 2 8:00 - 10:00 1:00 - 3:00

 
Online Learning Events are combined with individual & group exercises completed between the sessions listed above for two, full and productive days of learning.
This class provides approximately 12 hours of active learning.


REQUIRED TEXTBOOK
Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing is $45.