Christine Groves has over 2 decades of experience working with numerous agencies both local and federal to assist in program development and grant writing. She routinely consults with grassroots, faith-based and federal agencies to achieve desired results for funding of programs and organizations through both federal grants and foundation grants.
Christine has successfully authored federal grants, state grants and foundation grants resulting in awards exceeding a million dollars annually. Her experience in reading and scoring grants both locally and with federal agencies gives her the insight into winning grant proposals.
Christine has been teaching grant writing workshops for more than 20 years and participants routinely rate the trainings excellent and outstanding!
GRANT WRITING AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT –
“A STRUCTURE FOR SUCCESS”
All grant writing workshops, webinars, self-paced DVDs and customized trainings share an unwavering commitment to setting the standard for quality education that saves you precious time & money. It is no wonder participants consistently rate the learning experience “excellent and outstanding”. It is the difference that makes people choose Christine’s trainings time and time again
DAY 1 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Grant Writing Introduction
Introduction to Grant Writing as a Career
Problem Statement **
Group Lab – Identifying & Writing: Problems, Goals, & Objectives
Getting Organized – Being Proactive not Reactive
4 Files to Set up and 44 Things to have on Hand and Prepared
Intro to 18 Items for Funding Diversification
3 Page Letter Proposal – Often required by Foundations & How to Use with Government Agencies
Review of a Nation Network of Grant Makers Grant
Homework – A Humanities Council Grant
DAY 2 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Review and Questions
Timelines & Logic Model **
Writing Effective, Informative & Reasonable Budgets **
Group Lab – Insuring that Your Budget, Timeline and Narrative all Tell the Same Story
Executive Summary – Your Chance to Hook the Reader/Scorer **
Funding, Federal – Where is the $500 Billion?
Funding, Foundation – Where are the 70,000 Foundations?
How to Communicate With the Funder
How to Match Your Program and Budget With the Funder
Blue Print for Success, When You Return to Your Office
Lab – Individuals With Projects and/or Proposals Are Encouraged to Complete During Lab
With the Input From Other Workshop Participants and Instructor
Certificates of Completion Ceremony
** THE 8 MAJOR COMPONENTS OF A GRANT
Time & duration of lunch and breaks are decided by majority vote of the workshop participants.