Grant Writing's Optimum Role in Your Organization (And Processes to Fully Realize This)

  • Thursday, March 07, 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Marshall Street Armory, 330 Marshall St, Lansing, MI 48912 (Community Room)

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Description

This fast paced and interactive workshop will assist you in assessing grant writing's role in your overall fund development efforts and using your strategic planning process to guide your grant applications.  We will review key policies and practices that every organization should deploy, how to get key players involved in the development process, and what makes a good application great. 

Additionally we will spend time discussing practical applications as well as do's, don'ts and slaying some myths that remain about grant writing's role in a healthy nonprofit's efforts to advance its mission. 

All participants should come prepared to share, learn, and plan.  Curriculum will include assessment tools, discovery sessions and best practices. 

Session Goals 

This workshop will provide participants with the following:

  • An understanding of what funding organizations look for in grant recipients
  • The components of a successful grant proposal
  • Customizable to-do list
  • Key strategies to engage program staff and finance people

Designed for

This workshop will provide beginners with a manageable, comprehensive overview of grant writing and will serve as a valuable review for intermediate grant writers.

 


Cost

Nonprofit Network Members - $25.00 

Additional registrants from same member organization - $15.00

Nonmembers - $35.00




Facilitator

Tom Williams, Capacity Builder

Learn more about Tom

Tom has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1996 in roles at the local, state and national levels.  Prior to coming to Nonprofit Network, Tom served as a statewide capacity building director with Michigan Habitat for Humanity, where he supported 73 separate governing boards through its affiliate structure.  In this role, he assisted organizations in their strategic planning processes, operational standards, policy development and board governance practices. 

Before his time at the state level, Tom was involved in developing and implementing national partnerships, including Habitat's long-running relationship with Thrivent Financial.  Tom also served as an Executive Director of a Habitat affiliate. Prior to his nonprofit work with Habitat, Tom served as staff to a county planning commission where he developed land use and transportation plans, in addition to grant writing and community development work.  Tom is a graduate of the University of Michigan.



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