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Grant Writing: Measuring & Communicating Impact

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 • 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT/11:00 am MT/10:00 am PT

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Subject: Grants Management

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

The final guidance for the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards under Title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations (2 C.F.R. 200) went into effect on Dec. 26, 2014, impacting not only your post-award functions but your approach to pre-award functions as well, including what is needed, expected, and desired from a grant proposal.

Competition for grants is much higher now than it was a decade ago. With the increasing competition, grant writers not only need to learn how the codified pre-award guidance that has been issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will impact what’s expected in a grant proposal, but they will also need to know how to translate “dry” statistics into emotionally compelling language. Grant writers need to know the leading-edge methods used by researchers around the world to derive Social Return on Investment. And they need to be able to communicate the results of that work through multiple channels to gain a competitive advantage. The organizations who win grants today use language that compels the heart and mind most effectively.

Are you ready to learn these secrets of grant-writing success?

Register now for Grant Writing: Measuring & Communicating Impact.

In this 90-minute webinar, veteran grant writer Heather Stombaugh explains how the new codified pre-award guidance changes what’s expected in a grant proposal and how the way you measure and communicate results in your proposal will—more than ever before—affect a grantee’s ability to administer the project successfully.

Secrets for differentiating your proposal. You’ll discover today’s best practices for assessing what to measure and how. You’ll how researchers around the world derive and define “Social Return on Investment.” You’ll also learn how to work through multiple channels, translating meaningful, quantitative metrics into powerful emotional language. Plus, you can ask your specific questions during the Q&A portion of the presentation.

Reserve your space now to learn how to research and write proposals that rise above the competition, including:

  • Explore the best way to measure and communicate results
  • Raise awareness of OMB’s codified pre-award guidance and how it impacts pre-award requirements, particularly applicant risk assessments
  • Develop insights into why nonprofit standards of excellence are important in evaluation
  • Increase knowledge and skills about how to use outputs and outcomes to develop more meaningful messages
  • Understand how to use impact analysis to motivate reviewers using pathos (emotional elements) and logos (rational elements) to your competitive advantage
  • Recognize the keys to messaging in grant writing, including when and where to communicate meaningful results
  • …And more!

Great value!

Register by phone line rather than by the number of attendees so you can bring your entire team.

Register now for Grant Writing: Measuring & Communicating Impact.

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value to all federal-grant recipients, new federal agency program managers, and everyone who works with federal grants, especially those who work in private and corporate grant seeking, including:

  • Grant writers
  • Program staff
  • Grant accounting and finance staff
  • Development professionals
  • Nonprofit leaders

Remember, when it comes to grant writing, there are new rules for engagement—and compliance.  Don’t miss this chance to learn how to master both to create powerful proposals that stand out and succeed.


YOUR EXPERT(S):

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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