Are you wanting to apply for grant funds to help support your organization, but are having a hard time finding the grants? This is the webinar for you!
This workshop is designed for to help you learn the details needed to begin research, to conduct successful grant research, and the skill set to help save you time in your searches so you can actually begin writing.
We will cover the details needed before you can begin any research, management of research to make efficient use of your time, how to locate available grants on the local, state and government levels, how to navigate organizational websites to locate funding opportunities, free grant databases and other resources that fit your specific needs, as well as pitfalls to avoid that will save you time and cut down on frustration as you work to locate funders whose priorities match your needs. We’ll even jump online and learn the top 3 searches you can conduct to find who has funded YOU in the past, who has funded similar organizations, and how to locate new prospects.
At the end of this session, you will be able to:
- Understand the need for grant research
- Identify the different ways to conduct grant research and connect your results to the appropriate type of projects or services
- Explain the characteristics of a good prospect
- Learn next steps once ideal prospects are identified
About the Speaker:
Founder, Funding for Good
Mandy Pearce launched Funding for Good, Inc. in 2009 to equip organizations like yours with the skills and tools needed to become successful and sustainable.
For over two decades, Mandy has taken her passion and expertise for fundraising to the development field and shared it with individuals and organizations through executive coaching, strategic and development planning, seminars, and specialized consulting programs. Mandy’s dynamic teaching style brings thousands of people annually to her presentations at conventions, training’s, and workshops both in-person and online.
Mandy has a passion for animals, the outdoors, and gardening. When she is not helping create fundraising plans or crafting proposals templates, you can find her hiking, cooking, growing new and exciting things in the family garden, and enjoying her front porch swing with a glass of sweet tea. Mandy lives in Hickory, NC with her husband and their two rescue dogs, Leo and Dalli.