Presented by Montoya & Associates
Mandy Pearce, grant writing expert, executive coach, and national fundraising trainer. Mandy launched Funding for Good, Inc. in 2009 to equip organizations with the skills and tools needed to become successful and sustainable. Mandy has taken her passion and expertise for fundraising to the development field and shared it with individuals and organizations for over 20 years through executive coaching, strategic and development planning, capital campaign planning, seminars, and specialized programs. Her dynamic teaching style brings thousands of people annually to her presentations at conventions, training, and workshops, in-person and online. Her business model is centered on her key values: honesty, efficiency, direct communication, and bringing dollars to local communities. Funding For Good, Inc. continues to create sustainability and build capacity for organizations across the country through the effective sharing of the knowledge and skills required to generate success.
If you are new to grant writing and research or find yourself with experience writing grants without receiving funding, this is the class for you.
This one-day class is designed for beginners, as well as practiced grant writers who need to understand the elements of a proposal and how to successfully integrate each into a successful proposal, as well as the process for successful grant research.
This workshop will cover basic grant writing objectives, the seven elements of almost every proposal, formatting, how to customize proposals to the granting organization, developing relationships with donors and grant management.
This workshop will also help you learn the details needed to begin research, to conduct successful grant research, and the skill set to help save you time in your searches so you can actually begin writing. We will cover the details needed before you can begin any research, management of research to make efficient use of your time, how to locate available grants on the local, state and government levels, how to navigate organizational websites to locate funding opportunities, grant databases and other resources that fit your specific needs, as well as pitfalls to avoid that will save you time and cut down on frustration as you work to locate donors whose priorities match your needs.
During this 8 hour workshop you will hear real stories from the non-profit world, do’s and don’ts of grant writing, you will have access to successfully funded proposals and you will leave with the skill set to begin writing quality grant applications.