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Writing Grants for the Common Good (Online Partner Series)

Four sessions on Thursdays starting Feb. 7 and ending Feb. 28, 2019


This event is offered in partnership with Idaho Nonprofit Center

This four-part online series will breakdown the grant process and will provide instruction and exercises for organizations preparing and writing grants. Presenter Laurel York Odell will provide specific examples and walk participants through the preparation and submission of funding opportunities. 

This series will cover:
  • Creating your case for support
  • Matching funders with your programs/projects
  • Recognizing and following funder requirements
  • Tips for making your proposal a standout

Schedule + Course Outline:

All sessions take place on Thursdays from 12pm to 1:30pm ET.

February 7 - Develop a Grant Writing Toolkit
  • How to include your case for support, the basis for your proposals.
February 14 - Doing the Research
  • Matching funders with your programs/projects.
February 21 - Preparing the Proposal
  • Recognizing and following funder requirements for content as well as format; how to read between the lines.
February 28 - Tips for Success
  • Managing the submission process as well as other tips for making your proposal standout.

About the Presenter:
Laurel York Odell
has been providing consulting services in all things nonprofit organizational development for 20+ years. Since 1997, she has provided counsel in fundraising, strategic planning, board development, and coalition building with organizations small to large, urban and rural both in Idaho and other parts of the Pacific Northwest. Her work has ranged the gamut from grant writing to capital campaigns; from facilitating planning sessions to establishing statewide networks in health and human services, education, conservation, and the arts. Laurel has developed and provided trainings in membership programs, major donor programs, and capital campaigns for the Idaho Nonprofit Center; served as course instructor in Fund Development for Nonprofit Organizations at Boise State University; and worked as associate consultant with Training Resources for the Environmental Community (TREC). Her spare time is spent hiking in the Boise foothills with her administrative assistant Bo (Golden Retriever).

Cost + Registration:
  • MANP Members save $50!
  • $175 Members / $225 Nonmembers - Use Discount Code MANP2019 at checkout.
  • All sessions will be recorded and the recordings will be made available to all registered participants. Participants who are unable to attend one or more of the sessions will still have access to all course materials.

Registration for this event is managed through our partner, the Idaho Nonprofit Center. Click here to register.

Questions? Email Evin Bask, Programs & Events Manager at Idaho Nonprofit Center, at ebask@idahononprofits.org.

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