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A Whopping 92% of the Attendees Rated This Nonprofit Webinar Good to Excellent!
This course is brought to you by a GPA approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is one of only 25 people in the entire world who is a GPA approved trainer.
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 $61.6 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 that 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.
During This Nonprofit Webinar You Will Learn:
- 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.
You’ll Get These BONUS Materials:
- Proposal development tool
- Grant application checklist for success
- Grant application template
- Approved grant application summary
What Attendees said about This Nonprofit Webinar:
"Diane's webinar on How to Write a Compelling Grant was exactly what I needed as a newbie in the non-profit sector. I now feel like I know how to put our organization's best foot forward in grant proposals!"
Emily Woody, Seven Hills School
"I am a newbie to grant writing and was very intimidated before attending this webinar. I feel a lot more confident about moving forward to bring in funding for our organization. Thank you for this great presentation and the education."
Brigette Blair, Hollister Pregnancy Center
"I have listened to many webinars over the years and as a very new person to the grant writing process, this was a super helpful entry into the grant writing world. I was furiously writing notes the whole time, because her information was super valuable."
Meghan Myers, Food Bank of Iowa
“I have been writing grants for 5 years now with no formalized training. I was looking forward to this seminar and it did not disappoint. Looking forward to my next grant writing experience to implement some items learned today!”
Patrice Kuerschner, Emmaus House
“Diane presented information in a way that was clear, organized, and engaging. As someone new to grant writing, it was a helpful course that's got me excited to get started!”
Sarah Goodwin, Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
“The presenter was engaging and knowledgeable. I really appreciate how she used polls to keep participants on topic. She shared several of the comments and responses which was really helpful. I encourage anyone involved in a grant process to participate in this webinar!”
Kathy Becvar, Land Conservation Assistance Network
“Precise, thought provoking. Received lots of great ideas to refresh my thinking and writing. Highly recommend the webinar and presenter.”
Laverne Davis, B5 Foundation
“The presenter was very knowledgeable, she spoke clearly and was engaging. I learned a lot from this webinar!”
Nina Nathan, Mercado Global
“Although I have written grants for several organizations over the past numbers of years, I am by no means an expert so this webinar was extremely helpful in making me review the approaches I have taken in the past and how to improve them to achieve greater success.”
Margaret Creel, National Museum of Wildlife Art
“Her presentation embodies "form follows function!" Her review and explanations were insightful and concise -just like the best grant proposals.”
Madeline Seavey, Susquehanna University
“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.”
“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.”
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
“BEST GRANT WRITING 101 I HAVE EVER SEEN!”
“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.
"The webinar was really informational and I learned so much. The instructor was engaging and passionate about the topic. I will take another webinar from CharityHowTo.
Kayla Cochran - h.e.a.r.t. Institute
"Anyone who is applying for any kind of grant should attend this webinar.
Anna Curts - Harrison County Community Foundation
“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
“I work for a non-profit as a clinical director and have been asked to attempt grant writing. I have written a few proposals using different tools, but after watching this webinar I will be making many changes to the format, being more concise on my writing, and changing how I present the project descriptions. This webinar really helped me organize my thoughts and create a concrete plan. I am looking forward to the 30 minute consulting phone call in the near future. A+ presentation!”
Kristie Combs - PsychArmor Institute
About Your Topic Expert:
Diane H. Leonard, GPC is a Grant Professional Certified (GPC) and Approved Trainer for the Grant Professionals Association. Diane has personally secured more than $61.6 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.
If You Register and Cannot Attend, You Will Get the Webinar Recording, Slides, and Bonus Materials.