Free Nonprofit Webinar: 10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy (Recording)

  • Duration
    45 Minutes
  • Author
    Diane Leonard, GPC
  • Course Level
  • Year Created
  • CFRE Approved
    1.00 Points


Free Nonprofit Webinar: 10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy (Recording)

This free nonprofit webinar 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.

Participating in 10 Tips for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy will provide you with insider knowledge about what funders are looking for and some specific tips you can use when reaching out to funders and crafting nonprofit grant applications. Having served as a Program Officer for a statewide public foundation, Diane is uniquely qualified to help you best translate and understand the materials put out by funders.

In this recorded webinar, we will go through ten tips that all grant professionals can use to help implement a successful grant-seeking strategy in their organization. We will look at specific examples of how these tips can and have been successfully used so you can consider how to best utilize the information within your own organization.

Participating in “10 Tips for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy” will give you some “insider” tips and tricks from the funder’s perspective that will assist you when working on creating and implementing your grant-seeking strategy. Use the tips discussed in this webinar 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 Free Nonprofit Webinar Recording:

  • Unique ways to approach grant funder research
  • A variety of methods to start a grant funder relationship
  • Key elements within a proposal to create a compelling nonprofit storytelling
  • Tips for how to focus on “scoring high”

This Free Nonprofit Webinar Recording is Perfect For You If…

  • You are new or relatively new to the field of grant seeking and ready to learn about grants.
  • You are looking to increase your success percentage and craft more competitive grant applications.

You’ll Get These BONUS Materials:

  1. You get a free CharityHowTo account
  2. Your slides will be added to your free CharityHowTo library
  3. The webinar recording will be added to your CharityHowTo library.
  4. When logged in you can browse and add other FREE items to your CharityHowTo library.
  5. You can access and view your webinar recordings and slides anytime, anywhere.

What Attendees Said about This Nonprofit Webinar:

“One the most direct, succinct overviews of the core, relevant components of the grant process I have ever attended.”

Lorie Barzano, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

“The webinar was clear, to the point, and very informative.  I feel it was extremely relevant to my organization”

Kathy McClure, Eva K. Bowlby Public Library

“This was a helpful first step in understanding how to become better at grant searches and applications! Thanks for the information, and I appreciate the insightful tips.”

Audrey Randazzo

“The webinar was packed with good advice, relevant for less experienced grant writers and also useful as a refresher for those who are more experienced.”

Kathy Cornell

“I really enjoyed the speaker of this webinar! She was clear and concise, and answered everyone's questions. I also appreciated all the various resources and examples she gave. Thank you!”

Larson Jackie

“Diane's presentation was straightforward and very clear. Her slides enhanced the points she was making, and her manner was professional and pleasant.” 

Claudia Harrison, Compass

“This is a great webinar for beginning grant writers and has valuable reminders for experienced ones. Both Charity-How-To and Diane Leonard deliver solid training!”

Alisa Boone, Better Basics

“Great course for beginning as a grant writer or a great refresher for current grant writers! There is a why and how for every funding relationship and proposal. It's good to be reminded of those things.”

Michelle Stiffler, Hope Women's Center

“Thank you so much for all the tips, though I'm still starting to learn and am new to this environment everything seems helpful. Moreover, it's so easy to apply and I think this could be a great foundation for me to excel. Thank you so  much!”

Angela Palma

“Thank you to Diane and CharityHowTo- I appreciate your support by offering this free webinar. I picked up a couple of good nuggets to share with the team!”  


“Diane's presentation was exceptionally clear, well-paced, filled with great examples, and included many great resources. Additionally, her engaging tone and passion really helped her to connect with her virtual audience--I am very appreciative of her sharing her time and knowledge on today's webinar!”

Steven Jurich, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

“This webinar, "10 Tips & Tricks for a Successful Grant Seeking Strategy," covers essential Best Practices to follow in a most thorough and understandable presentation with numerous key points, often overlooked, that can make the difference between approval or rejection of your grant application.” 

Joan Schumaker

“I always leave Diane Leonard's webinars with new ideas and information.  She is super organized, experienced, and creative.”

Lynn Weller

“Diane Leonard's "10 Tips" grant writing workshop was informative and well-presented. Her presentation covered a lot of the most important methods, techniques, and resources I need to incorporate into my grant writing work. I highly recommend the webinar and I look forward to connecting with her again.” 

Dave Eshbaugh

“I was impressed by the clarity and ease of the presenter in getting the amount of information out in such a short timeline. I also appreciate that the information presented was extremely practical and gave many ideas which I will be able to implement.”

Carol Jodouin, Nippissing University

About Your Topic Expert: 

Diane H. Leonard, GPC, ST, SM, SPO is a Grant Professional Certified (GPC) and Approved Trainer of the Grant Professionals Association and Certified Virtual Trainer. Diane is also a Scrum Trainer,  Scrum Master, and Scrum Product Owner through Scrum inc.

Since 2006, Diane and her team have secured more than $66.75 million dollars in competitive grant awards for the clients of DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services. She is an active member of the Grant Professionals Association.

When not working with her team on grant applications for clients, Diane can be found in the 1000 Islands, out for a run, or drinking a strong cup of coffee.

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