Recorded Grant Writing Webinars

Proposal Writing 101: Organizational Expertise and Needs Statement

Duration: 
One hour recorded webinar
Level: 
Beginner/Low-Intermediate

After you order the recorded webinar, you will receive a link and access code. You do not have to watch the webinar immediately: you can access it for four weeks after your order.

You have a great organization, and your work is very important. You need to be able to convince the funder that you are addressing an important issue, and that your organization is qualified to do the work. This detailed webinar includes step-by-step instructions for creating strong proposal materials, with the goal of helping you make your proposal stand out from the competition.

  • Learn what kind of information funders want to know about your organization.
  • Position key information about your organization and expertise.
  • Create powerful case statements backed up by evidence, and show why what you are doing matters.
  • Communicate effectively to funders in language they want.

Proposal Writing 101: The Project Description - Sell Your Program

Duration: 
35 minute recorded webinar
Level: 
Beginner - Low Intermediate

After you order the recorded webinar, you will receive a link and access code. You do not have to watch the webinar immediately: you can access it for four weeks after your order.

You have a great program in place, but you don't explain it well, you may miss out on an opportunity to sell your proposal. Learn how to provide funders with a powerful project description that gives them a real-life taste of what your program looks like in practice.

  • Learn how to write action-oriented goals and objectives
  • Focus on creating the right kind of details that build your case and excite prospective funders.
  • Create eye-catching material
  • View examples of successful proposal material.

Proposal Writing 101: Program Evaluation

Duration: 
One hour
Level: 
Beginner - Intermediate

After you order the recorded webinar, you will receive a link and access code. You do not have to watch the webinar immediately: you can access it for four weeks after your order.

Funders want to see your results and know that you are effective in carrying out your work. Learn how to develop a program evaluation that will excite prospective funders and build their confidence and respect for your program.

Often misunderstood, a strong evaluation is often the difference-maker in whether a proposal gets funded, and whether the applicant receives a rejection letter. In this webinar, we will guide you in creating an effective, measurable plan that proves that your program is effective and worthy of grant funding. Topics covered in this recorded webinar will include:

  • —What is important for evaluating whether or not a program is successful?
  • —How can you prove that a program is successful?
  • —How can evaluation data be used to improve your programs?
  • —How should information be presented in a proposal?

Proposal Writing 101: Three Webinar Discount Package

Learn how to write all core elements of a grant proposal narrative. Sign up for the entire Grants 101 Series (Organizational Background / Needs Statement, Project Description and Project Evaluation) at a discounted price.

The three webinars that are included are as follows:

Proposal Writing 101: Organizational Expertise and Needs Statement Duration: One hour recorded webinarLevel: Beginner/Low-Intermediate

You have a great organization, and your work is very important. You need to be able to convince the funder that you are addressing an important issue, and that your organization is qualified to do the work. This detailed webinar includes step-by-step instructions for creating strong proposal materials, with the goal of helping you make your proposal stand out from the competition.

  • Learn what kind of information funders want to know about your organization.
  • Position key information about your organization and expertise.
  • Create powerful case statements backed up by evidence, and show why what you are doing matters.
  • Communicate effectively to funders in language they want.

Proposal Writing 101: The Project Description - Sell Your ProgramDuration: 35 minute recorded webinarLevel: Beginner - Low Intermediate

You have a great program in place, but you don't explain it well, you may miss out on an opportunity to sell your proposal. Learn how to provide funders with a powerful project description that gives them a real-life taste of what your program looks like in practice.

  • Learn how to write action-oriented goals and objectives
  • Focus on creating the right kind of details that build your case and excite prospective funders.
  • Create eye-catching material
  • View examples of successful proposal material.

Proposal Writing 101: Program Evaluation Duration: One hourLevel: Beginner - Intermediate

Funders want to see your results and know that you are effective in carrying out your work. Learn how to develop a program evaluation that will excite prospective funders and build their confidence and respect for your program. Often misunderstood, a strong evaluation is often the difference-maker in whether a proposal gets funded, and whether the applicant receives a rejection letter. In this webinar, we will guide you in creating an effective, measurable plan that proves that your program is effective and worthy of grant funding. Topics covered in this recorded webinar will include:

  • —What is important for evaluating whether or not a program is successful?
  • —How can you prove that a program is successful?
  • —How can evaluation data be used to improve your programs?
  • —How should information be presented in a proposal?

Grants Prospect Research

Duration: 
70 minute recorded webinar
Level: 
Beginner/Low-Intermediate

After you order the recorded webinar, you will receive a link and access code. You do not have to watch the webinar immediately: you can access it for two weeks after your order.

Don't get overwhelmed researching prospective funders! Raise more money for your organization and reduce the number of rejections by finding the "hottest" prospects. Spend your time more efficiently. Learn how to quickly find the grantors whose specific interests or giving patterns align with the work that you do. Apply to funders that are most interested in receiving your proposal.

  • Learn how to use tools that will improve your efficiency and success rates.
  • Narrow your search and identify giving patterns of funders.
  • Use multiple strategies to generate more leads.
  • Learn how to effectively vet funding prospects.

Starting a Grant Writing Business

Duration: 
One hour recorded webinar
Level: 
All levels

After you order the recorded webinar, you will receive a link and access code. You do not have to watch the webinar immediately: you can access it for two weeks after your order. Note that this course does NOT cover how to write a grant proposal.

Do you want to start a grant writing business or to take on a few clients? There is a great demand for qualified, effective grant proposal writers. This class will help prepare you for what is to come. Topics include:

  • What nonprofits look for when they hire a contractor
  • What credentials are most impressive
  • How to get the right clients
  • How to build experience
  • How to establish a fee structure
  • How to negotiate, and how to develop a contract format
  • What ethical issues you should consider
  • How to plan your business to succeed.

This course taught by Jay Katz of Grants West and Colorado Grants. Jay established the company in 1995 as a full-time business, and has successfully grown and operated the business continuously since that time. He has had contracts with close to 100 different nonprofits.