Houston - Essential Grant Skills - March 2017

Essential Grant Skills
Houston, Texas • March 14 - 15, 2017

Tight schedule and even tighter budget? Need an intro to grant proposal writing or a refresher course? Then this fast-paced, two-day course is just for you! Learn how the grant process works so you can translate the passion for your mission into a compelling argument for funding.

Hosted by: United Way of Greater Houston . $545 (early bird discount: $445 until January 31)
Tuition Includes
  • Two inspiring days with a dedicated expert
  • Binder full of essential resources, including step-by-step workbook
  • Six months of Associate Membership benefits:
    • Access to funder database, GrantDomain
    • Discounts for training, consulting, & publications

I’ve had 40 years of trainings and have been a trainer myself (for educators, AmeriCorps members, doctoral candidates, and graduate students) for 20 years. But I’ve never attended a training as worthwhile and as skillfully presented as your Essential Grant Skills workshop.

– Judith P. Leith Ed.D., Trainer/Educator III, Delaware Department of Agriculture

Essential Grant Skills covers the same wide breadth of information for grant proposal writing as our 5-day Grantsmanship Training Program, but it’s concentrated into less time using bite-size interactive exercises.

  • Create key parts of a grant proposal for your own organization
  • Avoid pitfalls that plague even seasoned grant professionals
  • Learn to make your program sustainable before it gets off the ground
  • Find—and work with—the funders that are right for you
  • Learn more: Essential Grant Skills



Training Hours:
8:30 AM to 5 PM both days


Tuition: $545
Save $100! Register and pay by January 31 for early bird discount and pay only $445! (one discount per registration)
Group? Call us about possible discounts: (800) 421-9512


Grantsmanship: Program Planning & Proposal Writing, is $45.


Host Organization:
United Way of Greater Houston

Training Site:
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77007

Local Host Contact:

Ronnie Hagerty
(713) 685-2312

Registration Questions:
Program Registrar
The Grantsmanship Center
(800) 421-9512
(213) 482-9860

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