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CD Publications’ GrantWriter's Valu-Pak

Get three of our most popular grantwriting tools at this special limited-time price.  Also includes a FREE copy of our Grantseeker's Checklist!
Compiled by our editors, the Grantseeker's Checklist gives you 30 key checkpoints to help you submit a strong grant application. We've been guiding readers through the maze of public and private funding for over 50 years, and this brief "safety check" reflects our experience in the field.

Included in the Valu-Pak:

1. Directory of Social Service Grants-2nd Edition
This 100-plus page guide to newly-researched private funding sources for social service programs includes listings for scores of foundations that fund initiatives in such areas as housing for the homeless, women's shelters, programs for families and children, legal advocacy, community centers, and so much more.

2. Grantwriting 101 Part 2: Anatomy of a Winning Grant Application
The funding environment may change, but there is one given grantseekers need to know -- how to write the strongest grant proposals possible.
Join us for Part 2 of CD Publications' most popular audio conference series, "Grantwriting 101: Anatomy of a Winning Grant Application: A step-by-step Analysis.

3. 6 Month Subscription to Private Grants Alert
During these difficult times for America’s nonprofit organizations, finding support from foundations, corporations and individuals is more critical than ever, but the search can be VERY time-consuming. That’s where Private Grants Alert can help you. This one-stop resource brings you scores of new grant opportunities -- all in an efficient online format -- that saves you time and staff resources.

Call toll-free at 800-666-6380.


Foundation Center’s Grantseeker Training Institute

In just 5 days, the Foundation Center's team of expert instructors will help you become a more effective fundraiser. We'll also give you a take-home toolkit of guide books and resources valued at over $300!*
*Free take-home toolkit includes a complimentary one-month subscription to Foundation Directory Online Professional, our top-tier grantseeking research tool

Day 1: Learn the key points of a sustainable nonprofit
Day 2: Develop a fundraising plan
Day 3: Search for funders that match your needs
Day 4: Master proposal writing
Day 5: Build grantmaker relationships


Professional Grant Development Workshop

sponsored by The Grant Training Center

This intensive two-day grant proposal workshop is geared for: 1) those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills and 2) beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing, writing and winning proposals from various funding agencies. The center of attention will be on how to effectively tell the story that leads to funding, be it for the educator or non-profit professional.

Participants Will Learn How To:
1. Develop Effective and Ongoing Relationships with Foundations and Other Donors
2. Navigate the World of Grant Procurement
3. Research and Identify Potential Funding Sources
4. Create the Right Fit with the Funding Agency
5. Address the Guidelines of Proposals
6. Identify and Effectively Write the Key Elements of a Proposal
7. Integrate Each Component of the Grant into the Final Product
8. Develop Focused and Realistic Budgets
9. Package Professional Grant Submissions


CharityHowTo Webinars

How to Make Your Grant Proposal Stand Out From The Pack (FREE)

With more than $40 billion in grant money given away each year in the U.S. by private foundations alone, you know that there’s competition for those dollars. But how can you make YOUR organization stand out from the crowd and make that grant funder want to fund YOU?

What can you do to find favor with grant funders and how do you even make them notice you – much less fund you? Your proposal is normally the first impression a grant funder has of your organization. Learn how to make the best impression you can so that funders will sit up and take notice. This is finally your opportunity to learn valuable tactics that will take your grant proposals from so-so to great!


Grant Basics: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Nonprofits are experiencing phenomenal increases in their organization’s bank accounts based on the skill of writing winning grants using methods that only experienced grant professionals know. Anyone can write a grant application – but there are steps for doing it right. And the economy’s not to blame for losing out on grant after grant. Private foundations and corporations gave $56 billion in the U.S. alone last year in grant money.

Are you wondering why you’re not getting your share? The solution to accessing foundation grant money is simpler than you think and this webinar will teach what has worked consistently for grant writers that earn millions of dollars in grant funding. Webinar Outline: A getting-started guide to writing grants the correct way that will win your nonprofit organization grant funding.


Grant Consulting

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