Foundation Center Workshop: Introduction to Grant Proposal Writing

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Are you new to grant proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don't want to miss one of Foundation Center’s most popular classes. Susan Shiroma, Senior Social Sector Librarian at Foundation Center, returns to lead this session that  will provide  an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation. It will include:

  • The basic elements of a grant proposal
  • The "do's" and "don'ts" of writing and submitting a grant proposal
  • How to follow up, whether the answer is yes or no
  • A brief of overview of how to find grants in Westport Library

Attendees will receive a sample grant proposal.

Register online.

Guide to Grant Writing & Fundraising.

Susan Shiroma, Senior Social Sector Librarian, provides leadership and support for Foundation Center public services for social sector and philanthropy professionals in the New York City metropolitan region. Susan’s achievements since joining the organization in 1995 include directing the national expansion of Foundation Center’s proposal writing seminar program and managing prospect and philanthropy research for over 1,000 nonprofit members of Foundation Center’s historic Associates Program. She is a popular and engaging Foundation Center training expert and public speaker. She is has an M.L.S. from Columbia University and a B.A. from Barnard College.

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