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Idaho Nonprofit Center and Consulting Connections announce a professional development class for both novice and experienced grant writers:
Writing Successful Grants
for Funding from Government Agencies and Private Foundations®
8:30 am–3:30 pm, August 19-20, 2014, Caldwell, ID: Simplot Dining Hall, College of Idaho - get directions
This two-day interactive workshop provides the skills you need to conduct effective research for potential funders, write a compelling narrative, and understand the accepted proposal organization for both public and private sector funding sources. You will learn how to write and organize a baseline proposal and enhance your ability to manage the grant writing process. Taught by Shannon McBride, president of Consulting Connections, Inc., this program focuses on skills building for the seasoned and novice nonprofit professional.
Register Now! Deadline: August 12, 2014
Space is limited to 20 attendees - sign up today!
What You'll Learn
The workshop follows a skills-building, information-rich agenda. You will write a Letter of Inquiry, Cover Letter, Thank You letter, and outline your baseline proposal. Bring a current or recent proposal for tips and techniques to improve your chances of being awarded the grant!
Participant materials include a 100-page reference manual with examples of successful grant proposal documents. Exercises in writing essential components of the grant proposal ensure retention of information discussed in the workshop.
Presenter: Shannon Clark McBride
President, Consulting Connections, Inc.
Shannon McBride has provided grant- writing training and consulting to nonprofits, schools, and municipalities since 1996. She has delivered customized training in marketing, sales, and proposal writing to faculty and staff at universities and colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada, and has been a featured speaker at several national conferences sponsored by LERN (Learning Resources Network), Minneapolis, Minnesota. Consulting Connections, Inc. was named of Northern Utah’s outstanding 10 women-owned businesses. Shannon has served as a marketing consultant for Microsoft’s Office 365 Cloud Services. A resident of Hagerman Valley since 2012, Shannon serves Idaho’s nonprofits and municipalities.
What People Say About this Training
"Your materials were excellent. I like having the Writing Grants for Success Manual in the binder to keep for future reference." - B.B
"The class was fabulous. I was terrified when I knew I was going to have to write grants. Now I have the confidence to dive in!" -MK
A SHORT LIST of the nonprofit organizations whose professionals have gained practical skills from this grant writing workshop:
Register Now! Deadline: August 12, 2014Space is limited to 20 attendees - sign up today!
$175 members / $200 regular. Not a member? Join us!