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

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Baker College Campus, 2800 Springport Road, Room 205 in the 200 BLDG behind the DaVinci bldg, Jackson MI 49202
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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.



Nonprofit Network Members - $25.00 

Additional registrants from same member organization - $25.00

Nonmembers - $35.00


Sharon Castle
Capacity Builder

Sharon's approach to her work as a Capacity Builder is based on her commitment to provide excellent service with the highest degree of professional integrity. She enjoys working with a diverse clientele who have a passion for their mission.  Having worn many hats – Executive Director, Development Director, Board Member, Volunteer, Consultant and Donor –  in the nonprofit sector affords Sharon a unique perspective in her work as a Capacity Building Consultant at Nonprofit Network. 

She has over 30 years of experience in the sector including management, planning, coaching and fundraising and enjoys assisting organizations increase their capacity.

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2800 Springport Rd.
Jackson, MI 49202
Phone: (517) 796-4750

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