Grant Writing 101: The Anatomy of a Successful Proposal
Q: Which task is more complicated?: Navigating your way out of a labyrinth, de-coding Ikea furniture instructions, or writing a grant proposal from beginning (conceptualization of the idea) to end (acquisition of the money).
A: We’re not sure, but there’s money for you and your non-profit at the end of one, so that seems like the most logical place to start.
David Bowie and Lack bookcases aside, the grant writing process can be confusing and frustrating. If you’re in the position to need grant money for your organization, we’d like to help take some of the headache out of the process.
In this class, Dabblers will learn the basics of successful grant writing … from identifying grant opportunities to submitting a winning proposal. No previous knowledge of grant writing is necessary, but if you’re working on a grant (or trying to figure out how to start the process) for a specific project, feel free to bring it along for discussion and review!
What to Bring
-Pen / pencil & notebook
-Any examples of grants you need to write or have written recently