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Preparing for the Deep Dive: Grant Prospecting - Part 1

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


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$249.00 Preparing for the Deep Dive: Grant Prospecting - Part 1(On-Demand)
Webinar Details

Subject: Grants Development & Management

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

Duration: 90 minutes

Location: Your office or conference room, per telephone connection

Course Description:

Many organizations struggle with how much time grant prospecting takes.

But with a “deep dive” approach, grant prospecting doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Nor do you have to risk overlooking prime opportunities. With the right tools and know-how, it’s entirely possible to take a deep dive into data that lets you identify a wide field of potential funding sources and then quickly narrow data down to prospects perfectly matched to your program and your needs.

You simply need to use the right databases, keyword strategies and prospect-tracking tools. Here’s where to start.

Register now for Preparing for the Deep Dive: Grant Prospecting, Part 1

This 90-minute webinar zeroes in on the first step in successful grant prospecting: effective preparation. Drawing on the tools and techniques that have enabled her to raise over $73 million for nonprofits, Heather Stombaugh will show you how to maximize success by developing a sharp understanding of your program plus a strong working knowledge of not just how databases, keywords, indexing and search engines work, but how to make them part of a more effective prospecting strategy.

No more “spinning your wheels.” You’ll learn how to make grant prospecting faster yet more comprehensive and more productive. Step by step, you’ll master the skills you need to use the right databases, search strategies and subscription, free and government websites in the right way to find your own best-match funding sources. You’ll also know the best way to keep track of prospects. Plus, you can ask your specific questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to learn how to use new tools and techniques to raise your grant prospecting professionalism—and success, including:

  • New ways to define grant prospecting and feasibility
  • How databases work and how to use them specifically to find funding sources that match your needs
  • Databases and websites every grant seeker must know how to use
  • How to conduct effective searches across multiple databases
  • How use prospecting tools to create a comprehensive keyword list for your unique program

Part 2 of this program picks up here, explaining how to turn your results into the right strategy for reaching your goals.

Remember, in today’s competitive environment, the right tools and techniques can make all the difference. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to start your grant prospecting with the know-how to find better funding sources … faster.

Register now for Preparing for the Deep Dive: Grant Prospecting, Part 1

Who Will Benefit
This webinar is of value to all federal grant recipients and organizations that derive revenue through private and corporate grant seeking, including:

  • Nonprofit leaders
  • Board members
  • Mid-level nonprofit managers
  • Program staff
  • Grant writers


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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