The Art of Grantwriting

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 3846 King St Alexandria VA 22302  See map

The Art of Grantwriting

As competition gets tougher for grants, specific skills are needed to write a successful proposal.  This workshop serves as a basic introduction to teach attendees the techniques needed to develop a project and write a proposal that will get funded.

Participants will:

  • Discover the 6 common reasons why grantmakers decline funding a proposal

  • Identify 10 strategies that will make your proposal stand out above others

  • Learn the 7 basic parts of a proposal and how to write these parts.

 Dates: Saturday, January 12, 10:00am-1:00pm

Cost:  $35

Instructor: Lynn O’Connell, CORE’s Executive Director, has been working with nonprofits and writing grant requests since the 1980s.  She holds a Master’s in Philanthropy and serves on the adjunct faculty at both Catholic University and GWU. Lynn received a national educator’s award for curriculum development in 2009 for her graduate grantwriting class curriculum.  On the other side of the spectrum, her 2-hour grantwriting workshop received a Goldstar ‘crowd-pleaser award’ in 2010 for positive reviews by attendees.


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