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Grant Writing 101: How to Write a Grant That Wins!

Price: 87.00
Author: Diane Leonard, GPC
Duration: 90 Minutes
Course Level: Beginner
Year Created: 2019
CFRE Approved: 1.50 Points
Available To Members: Yes

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If You Register and Cannot Attend, You Will Get the Webinar Recording, Slides and Bonus Materials.

A Whopping 94% of the Attendees Rated This Webinar Good to Excellent


Diane Leonard, GPC is one of only 18 GPA approved trainers.

Writing grants is not just about the words you use, or the statistics you utilize. It is is a complicated combination of factors to engage your grantmakers so that they say “Yes!” and you win the grant award for your organization.

Participating in “Grant Writing 101: How to Write a Grant That Wins!” will provide you with the basic knowledge and understanding of what elements go into a successful grant application once you have identified an opportunity you want to apply for.

Presenter, Diane H. Leonard, has secured more than $48.6 million in competitive grant awards in the past ten years. In this live, interactive webinar you will learn how to create compelling grant application elements that tell a story so YOU can secure grants for your organization too. We will focus on how to use the common key elements to create a competitive grant application that tells a story which engages the grant reviewer and clearly outlines how you will use the requested grant funds to achieve the stated goals and objectives.  

We will look at individual samples of previous applications and discuss how to strengthen them in order to be more competitive and more successful in securing grant awards. We will walk through the critical elements for cover letters/emails, need statements, project descriptions, work plans and logic models, and budget to help get you started on writing a grant that wins!

Participating in Grant Writing 101: How to Write a Grant That Wins! will give you a strong framework for your grant writing efforts to ensure that you are putting together highly competitive grant applications and ultimately achieving your desired grant funding success.

What You Will Learn from this Live Interactive Webinar:

●    How grant applications vary by funder type

●     How to competitively address the common key elements of a grant proposal

●     How to develop an initial outline for a grant application

●     How to create compelling grant application elements that tells a story

    Cover Letter

    Executive Summary

    Statement of Need

    Project Description


    Organization Capacity

●     How grant funder research and relationship building support submitting a competitive grant application

This Webinar is Perfect For You If…

●    You are new or relatively new to the field of grant seeking; or

●    You are looking to increase your success percentage and craft more competitive grant applications.

This Webinar Includes the Following Supporting Materials:

1.   A proposal development tool to help create your grant outline.

2.    A Grant Application Checklist for Success to use before submitting all grant applications.

3.    A free 30-minute follow-up consultation with Diane about your specific questions or concerns about writing a competitive grant application that wins.

What Attendees said about This Webinar

“A clear, concise overview of grant applications. From basic information such as the need to research funders to more detailed tips on how to effectively complete a logic model, this was a very helpful webinar.” 
Sylvia McLeod

“Excellent interaction, and great tips to help even seasoned grant writers.”
Bernice Theriault, Coastal Action

“Very informative, especially for someone like me who is just getting into the grant writing world. I will definitely be referencing the notes I took during this webinar as well as the bonus materials.” 
Suzy Rose, Gary Sinise Foundation

“This was a GREAT webinar for beginners and it adds incredible value to be able to have a 30-minute follow up call with the presenter to discuss our organization's specifics needs and goals.”
Susan Auriemma, Kids and Cars


Larry Schaefer

“A great resource for the fundamentals of grant writing! Also beneficial for anyone who reviews grant proposals.”

Elizabeth O’Neil, Variety The Children´s Charity

"The webinar was very enlightening and informative. Even though I have been writing grants for a while, I was able to learn additional information to use for future grant opportunities.”

Sanu Dieng, Transitions 

“While I have been writing grants for several years, I learned "on the job" and wanted some information from a grant professional. The information was clear, well organized, and concise. I received some validation along with some very important new ideas for preparing a grant proposal and for Letters of Inquiry and cover letters.” 

Laura Teta, The Inn Between of Longmont, Inc.

“We felt that she did a great job provided detailed information that other presenters don't often provide.  The visuals were also very helpful. “

Lauren Whittaker- Durham Arts Council

“Such amazing resources-- The Grant Writing 101 webinar was an excellent use of time and money.”

Augusta Stoughton - Teach For America

“This 90 minutes was well spent - and it would be helpful for not just beginning grant writers, it has good information and provides refresher material for some intermediate grant writers. Thank you!”

Beverly Holmgren - The City of Memphis

Presented by Grant Writing Expert Diane H. Leonard, GPC 

Diane H. Leonard, GPC is a Grant Professional Certified (GPC) and Approved Trainer for the Grant Professionals Association. Diane has personally secured more than $51.1 million dollars since founding DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services in 2006 in competitive grant funds for its clients. When not working on grant applications to the federal government, state and local governments, or private foundations, Diane can be found in the 1000 Islands, out for a run, or drinking a strong cup of coffee.

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