Grant Writing Workshops

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The workshop is usually sponsored by a local organization like the County Extension Office, local Chamber of Commerce, or the County Economic Development Office.  The fee for the Grant Writing 101 workshop is $750, which includes all participant workshop materials and instructor travel.  The sponsorship fee for the Grant Proposal Boot Camp workshop is $1,500.  For either program, the sponsor of the workshop can decide whether/how much to charge participants to recoup part or all of the sponsorship fee. 

Upcoming Grant Workshops

Looking for upcoming workshops? Check out our events page to see if one is being hosted near you. 

Lindsay Henderson

lindsayh@iastate.edu

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Lindsay Henderson

Grant Writing 101


Grant Writing 101 is offered for groups and provides hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications.  The 3-hour, beginner-level program is intended for representatives of nonprofit organizations, local governments, and schools. 

Workshop Topics:

  • Navigating grant funding challenges
  • Essentials of project planning
  • Finding potential funders
  • Components of a grant application
  • Strategies for success

Grant Proposal Boot Camp


Grant Proposal Boot Camp helps grant writers transform their grant-eligible project proposal into a compelling narrative that stands out in the competitive funding landscape.

Participants are asked to come prepared with an active project or program for grant funding and the application materials associated with it. 

Workshop Topics

  • Collaborative workshop dynamics and immediate feedback
  • Hands-on proposal drafting with workbook guidance
  • Comprehensive grant writing techniques: methodology, documentation, logic models, evaluations, and budgeting
  • Tailored feedback for proposal refinement