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Grant Writing Workshop
September 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
Learn the sound planning skills needed to prepare yourself for the grant writing experience, the basic structure of a grant proposal, and tips on how to approach grant writing and build a compelling proposal request. This 4-hour course is for individuals who are new to grant seeking and proposal writing for nonprofit organizations, or those who want to update their skills. Participants will learn about:
· The “20 Questions” to ask/answer prior to writing any grant proposal
· Proposal structure and data needed to support the proposal narrative
· Ethical principles in grant writing
· Designing evaluation strategies and tools
· Budgets and budget justification
· Preparation for submitting your grant proposal
· Tricks of the trade and tips on skillful writing
Speaker: Maureen A. Ryan, President & CEO, Write Connections, LLC
The speaker for this workshop will be Maureen Ryan. Maureen is the President & CEO of Write Connections, LLC, a Pittsburgh based consulting firm specializing in providing professional and affordable grant writing services to non-profit organizations. Maureen has 30 years’ combined experience in grant development, writing and administration working with nonprofit organizations of varying size and mission. Maureen has helped raise over $100 million in federal, state and city/county government and corporate and private foundation grants for programs and initiatives related to work in the fields of arts and culture, animal welfare, human/social services, K-12 and post-secondary education, STEM education, workforce development and career exploration, manufacturing, technology, engineering, biotechnology, energy, community and economic development, science and physical and behavioral healthcare.