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Successful Grant Writing For Beginners

How to find, write, and win grants for your nonprofit organization
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 44m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Video Score: 7.7 / 10
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Note: This course is being updated during fall 2021. If you’ve already taken the class, or take it before all of the lectures are updated, the updated lectures will show on your course dashboard as they are added. 

Finding grantors and writing grant applications to support delivery of your nonprofit organization’s mission can be a daunting task! Where to look? Which ones are a good fit? What does the grantor want to see? Do you qualify? 
This course covers:
-using grant research database tools – see samples of popular research tools
-figuring out what you need – it is important to know what type of grant ask is realistic for your organization
-identifying grant possibilities for your organization – match your organization’s characteristics to specific grantors using search parameters
-tracking and organizing your grant research and applications – whether it is just you or a team working on a grant, it is important to keep all of the elements organized and available.
-writing winning grants and providing supporting documentation
-what do do once you’ve received a grant – follow up and reporting
Keep an eye out for downloadable tools throughout the class!
This course was designed and is instructed by a Certified Fund Raising Executive and AFP Master Trainer who has written numerous grants that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant awards for a variety of organizations.

You will learn

✓ How to use grant research database tools
✓ How to identify grant possibilities for your organization
✓ How to write a winning grant application and provide supporting documentation
✓ What do do once you’ve received a grant


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This course is for

• Nonprofit board members or founders
• Nonprofit volunteers
• Entry level fundraising staff

How much does the Successful Grant Writing For Beginners course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 25% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $5 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $20.3 of 33 Grant Writing courses on Udemy.

Does the Successful Grant Writing For Beginners course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Successful Grant Writing For Beginners has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Successful Grant Writing For Beginners course, but there is a $5 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Tracy Vanderneck, MSM, CTL, CFRE a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Tracy Vanderneck, MSM, CTL, CFRE has created 1 courses that got 31 reviews which are generally positive. Tracy Vanderneck, MSM, CTL, CFRE has taught 242 students and received a 4.1 average review out of 31 reviews. Depending on the information available, Tracy Vanderneck, MSM, CTL, CFRE is a TRUSTED instructor.
Training by a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
Tracy Vanderneck cares about mission and people. It is that simple. She cares about helping nonprofits deliver on their missions, whether that means working to save the environment, help homeless children, or bringing art to the community. And she is uniquely positioned to be able to help!

Tracy has twenty-five years of experience in fundraising, business development, and sales. She holds a Master of Science in Management (MSM) with a concentration in Non-Profit Leadership, a Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CTL), and earn a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace certificate from University of South Florida. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and an Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Master Trainer.

Tracy has worked on leadership teams for organizations with budgets from under $1 million to $15 million, in fundraising, public relations, and volunteer recruitment since 2006. She has experience in annual campaigns, grant writing, capital campaigns, strategic & development planning, board recruitment & training, prospect identification & screening, moves management, database RFPs and implementations, in-kind donations, event planning and management, third-party fundraising, case statements, gift acceptance policies, naming opportunities, and public relations. Tracy has also in-depth experience with analyzing gift data & trends, and using the resulting information to plan future action.

Current clients include foundations & organizations in the health, social service, faith-based, social justice, arts, LGBTQ+ services, animal welfare, and educational sectors.

Tracy is a writer for NonProfit PRO. She serves clients via video as a Personal Fundraising Coach for Network for Good.

-Association of Fundraising Professionals member since 2007

-Chapter Board of Directors (2009 – 2016, 2019 – Present)

-2021 AFP SWFL Chapter President

-2020 AFP Southwest Florida Chapter Vice President

-Past member of Ethics Committee, Scholarship Committee

-Past Committee Chair of: Mentor, Program, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion

-National Philanthropy Day Chapter Co-Chair 2019

-Past member of AFP Global Content Advisory Committee

-Florida Nonprofit Alliance Member Consultant

-Nonprofits First Affiliate Consultant


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Platform: Udemy
Video: 44m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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