Strategic and specific grant writing helps align the identified needs of a nonprofit (and its clients) with funding sources, whether foundations, government agencies, corporations or individuals. This course offers a guide to the technical details of grant writing, an increasingly crucial method for raising money to fund projects and programs for nonprofits and other organizations. The course explores the relationship of grant writing to an organization’s strategy for fundraising which is critical to running the business aspects of the nonprofit organzation. It also outlines the stages of grant writing and highlights grant writing best practices.
1. Learn the importance of grant writing for nonprofits and other organizations seeking funding.
2. Outline stages of the grant writing process.
3. Discover how to research grant makers and available grants.
4. Learn the process of establishing relationships with potential funders.
5. Understand the importance of alignment between and nonprofit and funder's mission.
6. Explore tools and technical details critical in writing a succssful grant proposal.
7. Learn techniques for following up after winning or losing a grant.
8. Outline best practices for grant writing.
Who Should Take This Course?
Nonprofit organizations or those wishing to start a nonprofit.
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