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?

Foundation Center

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
  • evaluation
  • 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.

Program Benefits:

  • 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.

Sponsored by:

The University at Albany Foundation Division of Development - Office of Corporation and Foundation Relations
Investing in students - Lawrence and Marie Shore Life Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship

Lawrence and Marie Shore Life Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship:
2011-12 Shore Scholars, Erica Hutchins and Kevin Liu explore Life Sciences with Biological Sciences Professor Ben Szaro.