Foundation and federal grants account for over $250 billion in annual nonprofit income, but many organizations invest tons of time chasing their fair share of these dollars, only to come away empty handed. This is an insightful workshop on how to ensure that your proposals help seal the deal. We will cover concrete tips for compellingly and concisely conveying the impact of your work, how to write proposals that maximize your chances of securing grants, key research tips to help you prepare, and some of the most common pitfalls that befall nonprofit grant seekers.
Please join seasoned presenter Darian Rodriguez Heyman as he demystifies grant writing and answers your individual questions and concerns while he’s at it. After this dynamic forum, you will be in a better position to generate better results with foundation and federal grants, and learn things that will help your overarching fundraising efforts. Whether you’re an experienced executive director or an emerging professional new to the field, and whether you’re looking to secure more funding from government or foundation sources, you’re sure to leave with your needs met!
What You'll Learn
Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:
How to talk about your work in terms that move people to support it
The only two resources you need to identify the best grant prospects
How to prepare for success before submitting your application
Tips for writing killer proposals that bring in the dollars
How to avoid the most common mistakes made by grantseeking nonprofits
Your Conference Leader
Your conference leader for “Grant Writing 101: Step-by-Step Guide on How to Find, Apply for and Secure Any Grant” is Darian Rodriguez Heyman. Mr. Heyman is an accomplished facilitator, fundraiser, social entrepreneur, and best-selling author. His life’s work of “helping people help” started during his five-year tenure as executive director of Craigslist Foundation, after which he authored the best-selling Nonprofit Fundraising 101 and edited the best-selling Nonprofit Management 101 (Wiley & Sons). In addition to his active consulting, facilitation, and public speaking work, Mr. Heyman currently serves as the part-time executive director of Numi Foundation, editor-in-chief of the popular nonprofit online magazine Blue Avocado, and co-producer of the Gender-Smart Investing Summit.