This event was scheduled for February 20, 2020 but due to snow was postponed until March 4, 2020.
If you are a beginning grant writer, this course will provide you with the essential tools needed to write a successful grant proposal from start to finish. Learn about the grantsmanship process - from foundation research and cultivation to the development and writing of a winning proposal. Learn the typical questions funders ask when considering a proposal and the criteria used. Class participants will have an opportunity to review and critique a proposal. Participants will be guided through the grant’s management process - from the preparation of a grant proposal to the fiscal report preparation. Tips for ensuring grant compliance and improving your chances of future grant success will be discussed. This class features small group work and one-on-one assistance.
Key Learning Objectives
- Understand the important elements of a grant proposal -- including the cover letter, executive summary, need statement, goals, objectives, methodology, evaluation, the budget and future funding.
- Implement effective processes and practices that lead to successful grant writing including how to build relationships with funders.
- Determine the most effective writing strategies and styles for various grant applications including public grants and private grants.
- Evaluate and access grant proposals after reviewing and critiquing a proposal sample.
This training is designed for SPF-Rx Staff, PFS 2018 and SAPBG Programs Members. The materials provided will be relevant to any substance abuse prevention provider or community coalition member seeking to improve their grant writing skills. Seating is limited and will be assigned based on the following priority: SPF-Rx Staff, PFS 2018 and SAPBG Programs Members.
The event is intended to serve the professional needs of moderate and/or advanced professionals or anyone interested in improving their ability to better manage community-based prevention efforts.
Lunch is on your own, while snacks will be provided. The temperature in the training center may vary, dress appropriately.
An application for continuing education credit has been submitted to the NCSAPPB.
About the Duke University Nonprofit Management Program
This training is being offered by the Duke University Nonprofit Management Program.
The program curriculum offers a structured and rigorous grounding in the establishment, operation, and continuation of a successful nonprofit. The curriculum reflects a comprehensive evaluation of the needs of the changing nonprofit sector. Managing a nonprofit has developed in new and exciting ways.
Nonprofit courses are designed for those working in and with the nonprofit sector -- whether they are staff, directors, program administrators, board members, philanthropists, members of faith-based communities, volunteers, or those interested in employment or volunteering.
This training offered by NCTTA and SPF-Rx can count toward the successful completion of the Certificate in Nonprofit Management requires that a student complete 72 hours of instruction, which will be divided among core areas and electives. Students interested in earning the Certificate will be required to take five Core Courses of 6 hours each for a total of 30 hours. An additional 30 hours of Key Electives within the core areas are required. Finally, students may take General Electives, Special Topics in Nonprofit Management, or additional Key Electives to complete their instruction. Online courses are available as General Electives; a maximum of 12 hours of online courses may be applied to the Certificate.
Funding in whole or in part for this one event was provided by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with funding from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.