Virtual Grant Writing Workshop

Date / Time

June 2, 2021

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


In this highly participatory workshop, UIC’s expert 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

Workshop Details:

  • Instructors – Noah Jenkins and Valerie Leonard
  • Date – Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 9-5pm CT
  • Location – Online, Interactive Zoom Session
  • Cost – $350 ($300 for University of Illinois students, alumni or staff)
  • Registration Deadline – Monday, May 31 at 12 pm CT

You will leave the class with:

  • Experience working on a team to prepare proposal pieces
  • A workbook for planning, developing and writing successful proposals
  • valuable network of connections with instructors and workshop participants
  • Confidence in the ability to prepare a foundation grant proposal
  • Practical knowledge needed to succeed in grant writing
  • A list of the top grant writing resources on the web
  • Access to a recording of the workshop


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