Grant Writing Basic: How to Secure Institutional Funding for Your Nonprofit
Grant research and writing can be time consuming, but they do not have to be complicated. This workshop will teach you how position your organization for funding success as it covers the grant writing process from identifying prospective funders through writing your strongest application. Gain the skills you need to secure funding for your organization in today’s competitive environment.
At the conclusion of this workshop, you will be able to:
- Identify prospective funding matches
- Organize your grant-seeking efforts
- Describe a quality proposal
- Explain why proposals are denied
Stephanie Cory, MEd, CAP®, CFRE
Principal, Stephanie Cory Consulting
Stephanie has dedicated her career to strengthening the nonprofit sector through education since 2003. She has raised funds as a nonprofit staff member and has assisted other organizations as a consultant. Stephanie has worked with organizations ranging from multi-site health care systems to grassroots start-ups with no paid staff. She is an adjunct faculty member for Villanova University’s College of Professional Studies where she teaches a variety of fundraising topics. Stephanie is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and earned her designation as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) from the American College of Financial Services. Recognized for her excellence in teaching and facilitation, she was named a Master Trainer by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Demonstrating her commitment to helping organizations strengthen their governance and employ best practices, Stephanie is a Certified Governance Consultant through BoardSource and a licensed consultant through the Standards for Excellence® Institute. She is a past board member of AFP’s global board and currently serves as president of the AFP Brandywine Chapter.
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