Grant Writing 201: Winning Grants in Southwestern PA - (Pittsburgh 4/27/12)

Apr 27, 2012 09:00am -
Apr 27, 2012 03:00pm

Event Details

Event Description



Grant Writing 201

Winning Grants in Southwestern PA 


*100% of Greensburg respondents rated Eric's training 5/5 for overall value!


*Listen to an INTERVIEW with Eric from previous trainings why YOU should attend!



with Eric Davis, J.D., MBA,

Owner, Procopio Fundraising and Managing Partner, Elliott & Davis, PC


*100% of Greensburg respondents rated Eric's training 5/5 for overall value!


April 27, 2012

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

(Check-in begins at 8:45 a.m.)


Elliott & Davis, PC

425 First Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA  15219


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Grant seeking in Southwestern Pennsylvania has never been more competitive than today. With information on grant opportunities so broadly available, most grant making foundations and agencies receive hundreds more worthy grant proposals for each funding cycle than they could ever fund. It is critically important that nonprofit organizations to learn how to set themselves apart by preparing winning grant applications.  Give your proposals the competitive edge of a serious grant seeker. If you’re ready to get serious about grant writing, invest a day honing your skills with proven techniques for generating support.


Why should YOU attend?

To learn the strategies that professional grant writers use!


·         Drafting a winning Common Grant Application

·         Tips for approaching Western PA foundations

·         Using dissemination of best practices strategy to approach Western PA foundations

·         Crafting the Letter of Inquiry

·         Developing and accessing proposal ideas

·         Technical components of a proposal

·         Criteria that grant makers use in evaluating proposals

·         Editing and packaging proposals

·         Advanced foundation research tips

·         Story-telling with passion and commitment

·         Quantifying Objectives and setting Performance Indicators and

Outcome Projections for your grant-funded programs

·         Designing Evaluation Methodologies for your grant-funded projects

·         Demonstrating Financial Sustainability, and how that makes or breaks your proposal

·         Budgets and the all-important Budget Narrative

·         New trends in proposal formatting: imbedding photos, using color, etc.

·         Follow-up with grant makers and cultivation of relationships 


Level and Who Should Attend:


Intermediate > Advanced


Development Staff;

Other Staff or Volunteers with Grant Writing Responsibilities


Registration Perks & Instructions:



Obtain 5.5 CFRE Credits

when you attend this program!


*Lunch included with registration!



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PANO Member : $104 
Nonmember: $188


(5.5 CFRE Credits Available)

*Register today to reserve your seat!

What did attendees have to say about Eric’s presentation?


“Eric has a very interesting and information-dense presentation style – the day just flew by, and I now know a whole lot more than when I arrived!”


“Eric was very knowledgeable & his sharing of examples made this very practical for grant writers at all levels.”


“Great presenter – very approachable – great ideas & examples – kept you involved and interested.”


When asked about the overall value of this training…


*****100% of respondents at Eric’s presentation in Greensburg rated this training 5/5!


Event Type:Education
Category:Training Program
Early registration ends on Feb 09, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Feb 10, 2012 and ends on Apr 26, 2012.
Late registration starts on Apr 27, 2012.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Registration - GW 201 (PGH)
Member Fee: $104.00$104.00$104.00
Non-Member Fee: $188.00$188.00$188.00
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