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Writing winning grants is a highly sought-after skill. All of us have dreams and passions, both in our professional lives and as members of our communities, but it takes money to make those dreams a reality. This workshop will teach you the techniques you need to get the necessary funding to carry out your inspiration. Learn to write a good proposal and ways to make your proposal stand out. Discover the six common reasons that grant decision-makers decline a proposal. Identify 10 strategies that will make your proposal stand out above others, and learn how to write the seven basic parts of a proposal. Lynn O'Connell has worked in the nonprofit sector for 30 years. As a consultant, she writes proposals for both nonprofit organizations and small businesses. She is executive director of Computer C.O.R.E., giving low-income adults technological and professional skills needed to pursue their career aspirations. She is editor of two publications for nonprofit professionals, Development Director's Letter and WealthEngine News. Lynn holds a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University as well as a Master's in philanthropy from Indiana University. This is Lynn’s signature class and students are uniformly impressed with Lynn as an instructor and with the value they get from the course.
NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now for the class and then the day before class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class: Become a Grant Writer" in the subject line. A good internet connection and a computer or device with a camera and mic are needed.
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