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Grant Applications That Win Funding: How to Write for Your Grant Reviewer

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 • 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT/11:00 am MT/10:00 am PT


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$249.00 Grant Applications That Win Funding: How to Write for Your Grant Reviewer (OnDemand)
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Subject: Grants Management

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

“Know your audience” is a basic tenant of all good writing. In writing grant proposals, it’s critical.

That’s because private family foundations, corporations and government entities aren’t the same. Reviewers are motivated by different factors. Some prefer a great deal of evidence presented in the statement of need, while others care more about the evaluation plan.  Take a cookie-cutter approach and your reviewer won’t make it to the end of your proposal, much less award you a high point score.

Now, one of America’s leading grant writers shows you the secret for engaging the specific type of reviewer who will evaluate your capacity, credibility, evidence and sustainability.

Register now for Grant Applications That Win Funding: How to Write for Your Grant Reviewer.

In this 90-minute webinar, leading grant writer Heather Stombaugh leads an interactive session that engages you with other professionals in learning how to present your funding request in the best way for the specific type of reviewer who will evaluate your application. From private family foundations to corporations, you’ll learn to tailor your proposal to the criteria that matter most to each.

Maximizing your points from reviewers. You’ll discover how to get reviewers to read your proposal, and arrive at the end with virtually all their questions answers. You’ll find out how to tailor content presentation for each audience, while covering the “must haves” every reviewer wants to see.  Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to give all your proposals new power to connect with reviewers and win you funding, including:

  • How different types of reviewers review your application
  • Content presentation tactics for private vs. corporate vs. government reviewers
  • Four critical factors all reviewers look for in proposals
  • Simple ways to improve the readability and engagement of your proposal
  • And more!

With competition for grant funding increasing all the time, don’t miss this opportunity to give all your proposals more power to cut through the crowd, click with reviewers and win funding.

Register now for Grant Applications That Win Funding: How to Write for Your Grant Reviewer.

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value to all nonfederal entities, including recipients and subrecipients of federal funds such as nonprofits, tribal nations and municipalities. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Nonprofit leaders
  • Municipality leadership
  • Tribal leadership
  • Grant writers
  • Development professionals
  • Program staff


Heather Stombaugh, MBA, CFRE, GPC

Heather Stombaugh, MBA, CFRE, GPC is a nonprofit pro with more than 16 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, programming, communications, and fundraising. She is the founder and principal consultant of JustWrite Solutions, a national nonprofit consulting firm based in Ohio. Heather is one of fewer than 400 Grant Professionals Certified in the United States and is also a Grant Professionals Association (GPA) approved trainer. Heather practices and teaches integrated grant seeking, a process by which the strategies and tactics of fundraising, marketing, and grantsmanship are coordinated to increase engagement, donations, and grant awards. Using this philosophy, Heather has secured more than $75 million for nonprofits across the country.

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