Monday, August 25, 2008

FC Proposal Writing Seminar Coming to Madison in September!

Wednesday, September 24 in Madison
Foundation Center Proposal Writing Seminar

For every grantseeker who wants to learn how to write proposals geared to foundations, and for experienced grantseekers who are initiating a foundation fundraising campaign.

More than 36,000 grantseekers have strengthened their skills with our most popular seminar. Expert instructors will teach you to craft a comprehensive, compelling proposal package—step by step. You'll hear what grantmakers have to say about proposals, and gain valuable insight into the review process.

“To hear what grantmakers have actually said about proposals made this course even more instructive. I'd recommend it to any serious fundraiser.”
– Fundraising Consultant, Philadelphia

Gain the competitive edge with a well-crafted proposal package
Learn the best way to present your information
Humanize your story to present a compelling picture
Convince funders to become part of your success and stay committed

Cover letter, executive summary; your message to the grantmaker
Statement of need; choosing data to support your case
Comprehensive project descriptions; your proof of project planning
Organizational overview, conclusion, appendices
Researching the funder to position your proposal
The grantmaker's proposal review process

Applicable for six continuing education points for CFRE International initial or recertification
Free copy of The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, 5th Edition (a $34.95 value)
Workbook outlining all major course topics

Founder of J.C. Geever, Inc., the first woman-led fundraising company admitted into membership in the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel (AAFRC), Jane is the author of The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing, now in its 5th edition. She lectures nationwide on subjects related to grantsmanship, volunteerism, and philanthropy.

Course date: Wednesday, September 24 in Madison
Registration fee: $195 REGISTER ONLINE

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