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Effective Grant Proposal Writing Training

INTRODUCTION


The course provides an understanding of and practice in grant proposal writing for non-profits, foundations, and government agencies. Our online structured proposal writing course will show you how to write a proposal that gets funded. This distance learning course will teach you to prepare grants proposal effectively and find the best funding sources for your projects and non-profits.

The course is designed for both novice and experienced grant-seekers, it is a comprehensive, hands-on training that covers researching funding sources and writing award winning proposals. Other topics covered include: defining objectives, researching and getting to know the donor; how to develop a logic model; preparing budgets; and how to follow up with the donor. Further, the course will teach you how to use a standard proposal writing format, the most widely used in the world. During the course participants will search out funding sources and you will develop a proposal for your own organization or agency. Participants will leave this course with new skills and the ability to apply those skills to the needs of their own organization and community.

OBJECTIVE


By the end of this course, participants will be able to describe and understand the basic guidelines for grant proposal writing success, why proposals are rejected, and the building blocks of a grant proposal, which include planning, writing, and submitting a proposal.

BENEFITS


Participants will be able to write effective grant proposals that stand a strong chance of receiving a positive response from funder's. Participants will also be introduced to specialized agencies concerned with bridging the gap between funder's and grantees.

COURSE STRUCTURE


The course is divided into eight learning modules. The syllabus identifies each modular instructional objectives, study activities and assignments.

COURSE CONTENT


Module 1: Introduction to Proposal Writing

  • Introduction
  • What is grant proposal?
  • The importance of proposal
  • The satisfaction of proposal
  • Grant Proposal as a challenge competition
  • Solicited and unsolicited proposals
  • Main rules for unsolicited proposals
  • Assignment

Module 2: The Request for Proposal (RFP)

  • Introduction
  • How to get request for proposal
  • The request for proposal
  • Components of a request for proposal
  • Proposal writing as a statistical game
  • The standardized approach to request for proposal (RFP)
  • Using proposal decision form for follow-up
  • Assignment

Module 3: Program Development and Planning

  • Introduction
  • Pre planning and project management
  • Situational Assessment
  • Identifying goals, population(s) of interest and objectives
  • Identify strategies, activities and resources
  • Developing indicators
  • Review the program plan
  • Assignment

Module 4: Developing a Logic Model

  • Introduction
  • Stages in developing a logic model
  • Preparing to develop your logic model
  • Developing or assembling information
  • Creating the logic model
  • Review and revise the logic model
  • Assignment

Module 5: The Six-point Guideline and Strategy for Winning a Proposal

  • Establish technical credibility
  • Use a funder-centered approach
  • Get the budget right
  • Write simply
  • Add unique selling points (USPs)
  • Go the extra mile
  • assignment

Module 6: The Building blocks of a Proposal

  • Introduction
  • Cover letter
  • Cover/title page
  • Proprietary notice
  • Technical approach
  • Project team and relevant experience
  • Project budget
  • Schedule/time table
  • Certifications
  • End reviews
  • Appendixes
  • Assignment

Module 7: Packaging and Submitting the Proposal & Final Examination

  • Introduction
  • Funding agency forms
  • Packaging, politicking and refunding
  • Submission, traditional and online
  • Tips for final checks
  • Final Examination
  • Participants Evaluation of Course/Feedback

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

REQUIREMENTS


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

TRAINING FEE


The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mob: +254 7739167709

PAYMENT


Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.

Send proof of payment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CANCELLATION POLICY


  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.

COURSE PROVISIONS


  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training

FORCE MAJEURE


  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

Event Properties

Event Date 03-07-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 07-07-2017
Cut off date 01-07-2017
Individual Price $1,050.00
$1,050.00
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E-mail: training@versedpro.com

Tel: +254 735 537 073 | +254 739 167 709