Grant Writing Essentials

Course Description: 

Are you responsible for managing or securing funding for a nonprofit organization? Eighty percent of all private foundation grant cycle deadlines occur between September 15th and November 1st. Are you ready? Designed for professionals and volunteers in the nonprofit sector who want to learn how to write grant applications and improve their success rate with grant applications.

Learning Objectives

MTI's Grant Writing Essentials class is designed for professionals and volunteers in the nonprofit sector who want to learn how to write grant applications and improve their success rate with grant applications.

It's a fact that foundation, federal, and community grants are a viable way for 501(c)3 organizations to increase their bottom lines.  Grant writing is a key component of the process. In this class, you'll learn the essential skills for effective grant writing. 

Topics Covered in this half-day seminar include:

  • Types of grants
  • What funders are looking for
  • Steps to writing a grant
  • Basic components of a grant
  • Guidelines for writing and formatting grants
  • Importance of the budget section
  • Conducting grant research
  • Additional information

Who Should Attend

  • Grant writers
  • Nonprofit executives
  • Development professionals
  • Volunteers
  • Professional writers
  • Communication professionals

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