Taking Control!: How to Plan a Grant That Makes it to the Top of the Pile (Grant Workshop #2)

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Submitting grant proposals can feel like a game of roulette! This workshop will guide attendees through a checklist of research, networking, and writing that can help give their proposal an edge with family foundations and regional funders. We'll discuss the timeline of the grant proposal process, and what can be done to help their organizations secure funding. Spoiler alert: the process begins long before you start to craft your proposal!

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this class, students will be able to:

Describe a comprehensive timeline of a grant proposal
Plan for pre-writing research and networking
Customize their proposal planning to match their potential funder


Laura Burns is a consultant with 16 years of non-profit experience in resource development, volunteer management, community building, and communications. She has worked with organizations of all sizes, from local to international, to create more efficient systems and bring ease and joy into staff workflows. Her passion is empowering people to access the resources they need to create the most impact possible. Laura received a B.A. in English Literature from The University of Houston, and volunteers with an alumni program to bring mentorship and coaching to local community organizations. She has served as a board member with organizations in Baltimore, MD and Houston, TX.

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