Nonprofit Growth Strategies
Introduction to Grant Research
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.
Nonprofit Staff, Board Members, and Volunteers
Virtual, (in-person workshops available upon request)
1 hours (may be shortened)
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.