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Money to Match Your Mission: Identifying and Applying for Grant Funds

Thursday, April 19, 2018
1:00 pm2:00 pm
Webinar

Presenter: Foundation Center
Cost: Free

Finding the right funding match is key to getting the money you need to fulfill your mission. To do this, you must know how to match your needs to funder priorities as you research and apply for grants. By asking yourself a few key questions before you start, you’ll make the grant research and proposal writing processes more efficient and successful. In addition to discovering what these questions are, you’ll also learn the seven basic elements of most proposals and how to integrate them into a successful proposal.

Outcomes:
Upon completion of this webinar you should be able to:
-- Determine if your organization is prepared to begin applying for grant funding
-- Identify the questions that need to be answered prior to beginning research
-- List and describe the 7 major elements of most grant proposals
-- Describe different approaches to conducting grant research
-- Explain the characteristics of a good prospect and identify next steps for pursuing them

Intended audience:
This webinar is designed for beginners, as well as practiced development staff, program directors/staff, project coordinators, and board members as well as practiced grant writers who need to understand the elements of a proposal and how to successfully integrate each into a successful proposal.

Presenter: Mandy Pearce
A grant writing expert, executive coach, and national fundraising trainer, Mandy Pearce, CFRE, launched Funding for Good, Inc. in 2009 to equip organizations with the skills and tools needed to become successful and sustainable. Mandy has taken her passion and expertise for fundraising to the development field and shared it with individuals and organizations for over 21 years. Her dynamic teaching style brings thousands of people annually to her presentations at conventions, trainings, and workshops. Mandy lives in Hickory, NC with her husband and their rescue dogs, Leo and Dalli, who share her enthusiasm for the outdoors.