One-Day Grant Writing Workshop: “Grant Writing for Beginners”

Date / Time

March 15, 2018 - March 15, 2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Aspiring grant writers! Join UIC’s grant writing experts for “Grant Writing for Beginners,” a one-day, interactive workshop developed and offered by the University of Illinois at Chicago and designed specifically for those with little or no experience writing grants. In this highly participatory workshop, our expert UIC instructors will guide you through a comprehensive overview of the grant writing process, including:

  • Types of funding sources available to nonprofits today
  • How to research grant opportunities and assess the best fit for your funding needs
  • What your organization must have in place before writing a grant
  • The primary components of a grant proposal and how they fit together
  • How to communicate effectively with prospective funders

Bring your energy, enthusiasm, and ideas, and leave with:

  • Confidence in your ability to prepare a foundation grant proposal
  • Practical knowledge you need to succeed in grant writing
  • Experience working on a team to prepare proposal pieces for a fictional organization
  • A workbook for planning, developing and writing successful proposals
  • A valuable network of connections with instructors and workshop participants (bring your business cards!)
  • A list of the top grant writing resources on the Web
  • Noah Jenkins, MUPP – accomplished grant writer, management consultant, and UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management instructor
  • Valerie Leonard, MM – accomplished executive, community development consultant, and UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management instructor
Fee: $330
Discount: $297 for University of Illinois alumni, employees or current degree-seeking students

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