How will you distinguish your project and earn it the grant funding it deserves?
With 1.5 million U.S. nonprofit organizations competing for support from 87,933 private (non-community) foundations – and with total support from those foundations reduced from
$324 billion in 2008 to $298 billion in 2011— how does your project get noticed?
August 21, 2012
Proposal Writing and Budgeting Workshop
The workshop is presented by The Foundation Center, established in 1956 and the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world with the resources they need to succeed. The center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers and grants.
The University at Albany Foundation and University Development‘s Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations are pleased to offer faculty and staff a free workshop with lunch on techniques and best practices for private foundations' grant proposal processes. Register for this valuable presentation, and join your colleagues in sharpening your proposal-writing and budget-preparation skills.
Alumni House – Tuesday, August 21, 2012 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Lunch and Foundation Panel 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
What You Will Gain:
This three-hour proposal writing and budgeting workshop includes:
- components of a standard grant proposal to a foundation or corporation
- the needs statement
- project description
- sustainability strategies
- budget creation
Be a strong contender for foundation grants by learning how to communicate your ideas before, during, and after the proposal process.
- Gain valuable insight and strategies for receiving funding from private foundations.
- Learn the best approach for creating a strong proposal and budget.
- Understand the UAlbany Foundation’s role in donor engagement and the proposal process.