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Key Strategies for Writing a Successful State/Federal Grant Application

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 • 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT/12:00 pm MT/11:00 am PT

Webinar Details

Subject: Grants Development & Management

Advanced Preparation: None

Duration: 90 minutes

Location: Your office or conference room, per telephone connection

Course Description:

Competition for government grants has become fierce! With some state and local departments, chances of winning funding are just 10-30 percent. With some federal departments, it’s less than 5%.

How do you improve your own chances of being among the winners? You take a new approach to grant writing. Start by using elements from the NOFA/NOSA/FRA/RFP itself to capture reviewers’ interest. Structure your presentation for how it will be read it and what reviewers will want to see. And—your toughest challenge—find ways to make your application stand out from all the others.

Now, let one of America’s leading grants professionals show you how to do it all.

Register now for Key Strategies for Writing a Successful State/Federal Grant Application.

Grant professional Heather Stombaugh has secured more than $75 million for nonprofits across the country. Now, in this 90-minute webinar, she shows you the strategies you can use to get your grants applications read—and funded. She’ll drill down to exactly what works, what doesn’t, and how to make your application stand out from all the others.

Learn how to get every point— from how to make your application technically proficient, to writing methods that motivate reviewers to read your application all the way through. This interactive online session lets you engage with other professionals and ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to discover strategies for giving your applications the edge in winning state or federal funding, including how to:

  • Use elements from the NOFA/NOSA/RFA/RFP and other related documents in preparing your response
  • Include the four critical factors all reviewers look for in proposals
  • Learn the three ways reviewers evaluate applications (and what that means for how you prepare your response)
  • Understand how to use key readability strategies to your advantage
  • Prepare an application that is technically proficient and memorable

Remember, competition is fierce for government grants! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn today’s best new strategies for winning attention—and funding!

Register now for Key Strategies for Writing a Successful State/Federal Grant Application.

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value to all nonfederal entities receiving federal funds, and including sub-recipients, nonprofits, Tribal Nationals and municipalities. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • CEO/Executive Director
  • Grant Writer
  • Grant Manager
  • Grant Analyst
  • Program Manager
  • Program Director

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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