An Introduction to Grant Writing

November 13, 2014 54 No Comments

Description

If you are new to the grant-seeking arena or are looking for ways to improve your grant proposals, this webinar is for you. We will start with the definitions and types of grants and move through the key components of a successful grant proposal. We will share examples of key sections of winning grant proposals, focusing on the need, collaboration, outcomes and budget sections. The instructor of this webinar has been writing winning proposals for 30 years and has won millions of dollars for nonprofits and faith-based organizations, from small start-ups to larger nonprofits.

Learning Objectives:

Definition of grant types
The importance of identifying the right funding match
How to build a grant tool kit
Key sections of a grant proposal
Key points to cover in the need, collaboration and outcomes sections
The budget – your story in numbers
The importance of your board in grant writing

Time will be given for a lively Q&A session.

About the presenter:

Julé C. Colvin, President of Grant Pathways, has raised millions of dollars over the past 30 years for a wide variety of charities through her grant writing skills. Ms. Colvin has held a variety of positions in nonprofit agencies throughout her career. She began her journey by first working as a Career Counselor, then a Program Manager followed by serving as a Volunteer Manager and Director of Development. Ms. Colvin then served as the Executive Director of a Community Development Corporation (CDC) and an inner-city neighborhood center. Since settling in the Tampa area with her family in 2004, Ms. Colvin has been offering private grant writing and capacity-building assistance to community agencies, successfully leading a team of grant writers and trainers at Grant Pathways.

Julé is also a certified coach, trainer and speaker through the international John Maxwell Team. Her work includes coaching nonprofit and business leaders, providing leadership training workshops and leading mastermind groups.

Ms. Colvin holds a BA from Kent State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude and as a member of the distinguished honor society Phi Beta Kappa. She is an active board member of the Nonprofit Consultant’s Connection. This year she will be married for 25 years to her husband, Alan. They have two children and two grandchildren.

grants/non profits

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