This course will help you develop the skills necessary to create successful proposals by focusing on sources of funding, types of proposals, and how to write proposals that will meet the stated requirements. You will also learn about the all-important element of relationships and how to build and maintain them in a funding relationship.
In this course, you will learn how to locate potential funders and how to match funders’ interests with organizational needs. Along the way you will also learn the basic elements of proposal writing for not-for-profit organizations and learn to understand the process for successful proposal writing and how to build effective relationships with funders.
After you complete this course, you will be able to:
Locate potential funders for your organizations on the Internet and use evaluative skills to identify the appropriateness of funding related to your own organization
Explain the necessity of matching funders interests with organizational needs and use this knowledge in decisions about the validity of submitting a funding proposal
Describe and understand the basic elements of proposal writing for not-for-profit organizations
Describe and understand the basic process for successful proposal writing
Analyze effective relationship-building strategies to engage with funders and use this knowledge in writing a funding proposal
Describe at least five reasons why funding proposals can be rejected
Plan, write and submit a proposal in response to funders guidelines
Participants are eligible to print the certificate of completion upon completion of this course. You may also be eligible to claim CPD credit points towards your industry requirement upon approval by the relevant professional body. Please contact them for approval.