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Nonprofit Growth Strategies


Introduction to Grant Research

Workshop Price


Workshop Duration

1.5 Hours

No workshop schedule at the moment.
Introduction to Grant Research


Denzel Evans-Bell

Denzel Evans-Bell is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, Grant Writer, and nonprofit team trainer who has 10+ years of experience working with - and for - nonprofits. As a former research and data analyst for several national nonprofit advocacy organizations, Denzel brings a unique and data-driven perspective to the fundraising process. He knows what works, what doesn't, and why.

About this workshop

If Google is the only research tool you're using, you're only scratching the surface of grant possibilities. Participants will learn how to research foundations to find their very best grant prospects.

The truth is, when it comes to grant writing, there's a lot more to it than just "writing." Successful writing starts with effective research.

In this session, you'll learn about the one of the most important – and most overlooked – parts of grant writing.

Participants will learn how to research foundations to find their very best grant prospects. Learn the questions you need to ask (and answer) before applying for your next grant.

Target Audience: 

Nonprofit Staff, Board Members, and Volunteers

Experience Level: 



Virtual, (in-person workshops available upon request)


1 hours (may be shortened)

Participant Outcomes:

You can expect to learn strategies for mastering the following:

  • Why research is the foundation of successful grant writing

  • How to find foundations that may want to fund you

  • How to determine if you're eligible to apply

  • How to know how much to request when you do apply

  • 15 questions to ask program officers before you apply

  • 10 reasons you may not want to apply for a grant, even if you're eligible

  • This session includes an orientation of one free research tool and an introduction to two popular subscription databases.

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