Are you new to grant writing? Do you need a refresher course? Do you work or volunteer for a nonprofit or in the field of nonprofit management? Then this class is for you!
Penn State Schuylkill's Introduction to Grant Writing Workshops are designed to provide participants with beginner-level knowledge of grant writing for nonprofit organizations, using a group format that includes lectures, demonstrations, group discussions, and plenty of time for questions and answers.
Workshop Schedule and Registration
This workshop series will be delivered virtually via Zoom videoconferencing technology.
December 1, 2020, through December 22, 2020
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Workshop 1: Nonprofit Organizational Grant Readiness
Learn about organizational grant readiness and gain an understanding of how an organization’s infrastructure, processes, and documentation are critical to the grant writing process. Specific examples will be provided.
Handout: Organizational Grant Readiness Road Map
Workshop 2: Basic Elements of Grants and Grant Writing
Learn about the basic elements of grants and grant writing and learn the difference between federal, state, and charitable foundation grant applications.
Handout: Basic Grant Application Components Blueprint
Workshop 3: Tips for Researching Grants
Learn several tips for researching grants for nonprofit organizations. Practical, no-cost grant research processes will be demonstrated.
Handout: Researching Grants Tip Sheet
Workshop 4: You Won the Grant: Post-Award Best Practices
Get practical action steps for managing a grant award including examples of federal, state, and foundation post-award requirements.
Handout: Basic Post-Award Best Practices Tip Sheet
Led by grant writing expert and owner of Schuylkill Grantworks, LLC., Erin Portland, Ed.D.