Online Education Sessions!


Upcoming Online Education Sessions
Unless otherwise noted, all Online Education Sessions are webinars led by Cynthia M. Adams, CEO of GrantStation, are 90 minutes in duration, and are scheduled to begin at 2 PM Eastern Time. The registration fee for webinars is $89 per person.

FREE Tour of the GrantStation Website
Join Sara Kennedy, Member Services and Online Education Manager, for a free webinar that offers a short tour of the GrantStation website. Learn how to use the tools that GrantStation provides to help you identify the right grantmaker for any program or project. If you’ve just joined GrantStation, this tour will help you determine the most effective way to use the valuable resources the website provides. If you haven’t joined yet, this tour will help you determine if a GrantStation Membership fits your needs. There will be plenty of time for questions. The webinar will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Visit the link above to register.

Strengthen Your Organization in 2011: Adopt an In-Kind Donations Program
Are you interested in learning the basic facts about in-kind contributions, and how you can build a credible in-kind donations program? This webinar will cover several approaches to securing in-kind donations, using a typical face-to-face ask and creating a more comprehensive strategy. The content of this webinar is most appropriate for fundraisers just beginning to develop an in-kind contributions program to strengthen their annual budgets. Join Cynthia M. Adams, CEO of GrantStation, and Pat Bohse, Bohse & Associates, for an information filled 90-minute webinar, with plenty of time for questions and answers. This webinar will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Visit the link above to register.

Technology Grantseeking: Building a Case for Support (NEW)
Why is tech funding so hard to get? And, more importantly, how do you build a case for support that will entice grantmakers to fund your tech projects? Join GrantStation’s CEO, Cynthia M. Adams for this information packed webinar that dives into such topics as integrating technology into capacity building requests, and developing technology focused grant requests. This webinar also addresses issues critical to the proposal assessment process, including how to create a sense of urgency in the reviewers mind and what questions grantmakers ask when they are considering technology proposals. Beginning and intermediate participants are invited to attend this webinar. The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2011. Visit the link above to register.

How to Craft a Proposal to a Foundation
Proposal writing is the skill most sought after by savvy nonprofit staff members. On the one hand, writing a grant proposal is quite simple and follows a basic formula. However, submitting a proposal may be your only chance to put the case for funding your organization in front of a foundation, so you want to be sure to do it right. In this webinar, Judith Margolin provides invaluable tips on developing a compelling proposal narrative, what your proposal package should include, how to let your funder take the lead, and advice on writing and submission techniques that get your proposal noticed by foundation decision makers. The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011. Visit the link above to register.

For a complete list of upcoming Online Education Sessions, click here.