Lesson 1: Course Overview
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Lesson 2: Sources of Funding
To begin the course, participants will identify trends in the funding environment, types of funders and will identify potential funders to connect with.
Lesson 3: Funder Selection
Next, participants will investigate the potential funders identified in the last session to see if they are indeed a good fit for your proposal.
Lesson 4: Types of Proposals
In this session, participants will learn about three of the most common forms of proposals; Proposal Forms, Letter Proposals and Partnership Proposals.
Lesson 5: Proposals as a Relationship Builder
In this session, participants will look at the stages of building a relationship with a potential funder.
Lesson 6: RFPs/RFQs (Requests for Proposals or Request for Quote)
This session covers the common elements of RFPs, sources of RFPs, how to increase your chances of success and you will work on an RFP Case Study.
Lesson 7: The Ten Steps of Proposal
Next, participants will learn about the ten steps in proposal writing.