Recorded Webinar

How to Build Sincere Relationships with Grantmakers, Not Annoy Them (Instant-Access Webinar Video)

Price: 59.99
Author: Diane Leonard, GPC
Duration: 90 Minutes
Course Level: Beginner
Year Created: 2018
CFRE Approved: 1.50 Points

Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description

95% of Post-webinar Survey Respondents Rated this Webinar as Great to Excellent!

This course is brought to you by a GPA approved trainer. Diane Leonard, GPC is one of only twelve GPA approved trainers. 

 Instant-Access Webinar Video Description

 “How to Build Sincere Relationships with Grantmakers, Not Annoy Them” will strengthen preliminary relationship building efforts,  maintenance of existing  relationships, and ultimately your grant funding success. Relationships are as critical a component of the grant seeking process as they are with individual donors, but are often overlooked. It is possible for well-written proposals to be funded without first reaching out to a new potential grant funder, but the success rates are significantly higher for those who establish a relationship prior to submission.
In this instant-access webinar video, we will discuss how to establish and maintain relationships with grant funders in order to sustain and increase your organization’s grant revenue. We will explore unique success stories from several nonprofits.

 “How to Build Sincere Relationships with Grantmakers, Not Annoy Them” will strengthen your grant funder relationship building efforts and ultimately your grant funding success.
What You Will Learn from this Webinar 

  • How to involve your grant team in relationship development and maintenance
  • How to treat grant funder relationships like individual donor relationships
  • How to utilize board and staff connections in establishing relationships
  • How to you establish relationships with grant funders
  • How to be develop talking points for relationship building
  • How to be consistent in relationship building
  • How to demonstrate creativity in approach
  • How to vary your approach based on type of grant funder (i.e. private foundation versus government)
  • How to manage and improve relationships with grant funders
  • How to develop a calendar to manage current grantor relationships
  • How to transition relationships with funders during staffing changes
  • How to enhance existing relationships with grant funders 

This Webinar is Perfect For You If…

  • Relationship development with new potential funders is not a part of your current grant seeking process.
  • Relationship maintenance with your current grant funders is not a conscious part of your current grant seeking process.
  • There is room for improvement with how your organization establishes and maintains relationships with its new and existing grant funders. 

This Webinar Includes the Following Supporting Material 

  1. A tool for managing your relationship touch points.
  2. A summary of case studies and examples of successful grant funder relationship development and maintenance efforts from a variety of non-profit organizations.

What Attendees Said about This Webinar

"The presenter offered quite a few good ideas for communication throughout the granting process.  Very helpful! "

Scott McClung, Crossroads Clubhouse

“I am an experienced grant writer and this webinar included a number of basic suggestions and best practices that had not occurred to our organization before.”  
Jenny Randolph, St. Anne´s Episcopal School

 "A very informative overview of how to be successful in preparing and approaching grantors and best way to maintain relationships!”
Pattie Cook, REC Foundation

Presented by Grant Writing Expert Diane H. Leonard, GPC
Diane H. Leonard, GPC is an experienced and highly respected grant professional who has provided grant development counsel to nonprofit organizations of varying size and scope for more than a decade. Clients she serves include health care providers, advocacy organizations, social services agencies, elementary and secondary schools, and municipal corporations. Diane is an active member of the Grant Professionals Association and is proud to have earned her Grant Professional Certification, a credentialed certification conferred by the Grant Professional Credential Institute.

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