Do you need to …

  • Gain an understanding of the philanthropic landscape?
  • Learn common terminology used in foundation fundraising?
  • Strengthen competitiveness for winning grants?
  • Understand the process of identifying potential funding partners and winning grants?
  • Develop strong relationships with funders to secure renewed funding, endorsements from funders, and access to new networks of funders?

I will tailor a workshop or series of workshops to meet the needs of your nonprofit. Please contact me to discuss the possibilities. Below you will find a menu of topics to choose from.

Tools for Grant Research

Techniques, tools and strategies to find grantmakers, uncover motivations and determine the best request.

Writer’s Toolbox

How to capture key elements for grant storytelling.

Grants Management

How to manage grants and deadlines.

Grantmaker Relations

How and when to contact funders

Types of fundraising communications and when to use them

One-pager, Letter of Inquiry/Intent/Introduction (LOI), concept paper, proposal, case for support.

Project Management

How to create work plans to ensure deadlines are met and you have adequate time to produce quality proposals and reports.

Assets for Fund Development and Grant Writing

Using a checklist, review elements that improve organizational and program competitiveness for grants.

Elements of a Proposal

A closer look at definitions and what is expected for commonly requested proposal elements.

Tailoring Proposals

How to tailor proposals to speak to the priorities of individual foundations.

Need Statement Research

How to research and gather compelling facts to support your case.

Donor Stewardship

Learn how to maintain and build strong relationships with funders and how to write quality grant reports.

Philanthropy Planning

Learn how to create and implement your strategic philanthropy plan.

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