Free Webinar: Putting Your Best Foot Forward: How to Incorporate Strengths in Your Grant Proposals (Recording)

  • Duration
    60 Minutes
  • Author
    Alice Ruhnke
  • Course Level
  • Year Created
  • CFRE Approved
    1.00 Points


Free Webinar: Putting Your Best Foot Forward: How to Incorporate Strengths in Your Grant Proposals (Recording)

Highlighting your strengths throughout your proposals will increase your chances of success. It can help your organization demonstrate its unique capabilities, which will set you apart from other organizations competing for the same funding. Beyond that, it can boost your credibility and establish trust with potential funders.

To truly put your best foot forward, you must identify relevant strengths, be specific, and communicate your impact clearly. 

During this 60-minute Free recorded webinar, led by Alice Ruhnke of GrantStation, you’ll learn how to infuse your grant proposals with strengths and solutions. You’ll see how to highlight assets, so funders know you’re a great investment.

You’ll walk away with a clear understanding of what funders are looking for and have a fresh perspective on what works in your organization and community.

During This Free Recorded Webinar, You Will Learn:

  • Tips on writing applications that differentiate you from other organizations; and
  • ways to infuse your strengths into proposals to develop strong, competitive applications.

This Free Recorded Webinar Is Perfect for You If…

  • You are a new proposal writer and want to implement best practices;
  • You are an experienced proposal writer and you want to further refine your skills with new tactics and techniques; or,
  • You are a nonprofit leader or staff member who wants to help your grants team write more competitive applications. 

About Your Topic Expert:

Alice Ruhnke owned a grant writing consulting company for over 15 years, writing for a diverse set of nonprofit organizations—from small, volunteer-based organizations to state agencies. She has a passion to help organizations increase their capacity to effectively fulfill their missions and has trained thousands of individuals. Alice’s approach embraces strength-based perspectives designed to enhance energy and collaboration and build on “what works” in any organization or community. 

What Attendees Said about This Nonprofit Webinar for Nonprofit Professionals:

“As a grant professional, I really appreciate listening to those willing to share their skills. No matter how many years in we may have, there's always something valuable to learn. Thank you!”

Lisa Pearce, Charleston Animal Society

“Very helpful discussion; reframing the discussion of grant needs in terms of strengths instead of problems will definitely be helpful for team morale!”

Lisa Groh, Cooperative for Education

“Great webinar! Really like how it broke down the type of information that could be considered a strength in each section of a grant application.”

Rachel Niemczyk, The Gateway Family YMCA

“I was surprised at the thoroughness and depth provided by this webinar.”

Michael Rawson,  Pacific Palisades

“CharitHowTo is a great organization filled with useful information for fundraising professionals!”

Marissa Hoffman, National Inventors Hall of Fame

“Alice Ruhnke knew her grant-writing stuff! She laid out the steps from asking questions, to organizing a compelling story - really simple and helpful.”

Jane Nolan, Healthy New Albany

“This webinar gave some great tools on how to reframe our thinking to put a better foot forward for grants.

Jennie Brown, Concordia University Chicago

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