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Grant Writing Training 

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"Good session. Simple and practical information for me to jumpstart my grant writing. Looking forward to the challenge"- MD, April 2018 

"Interactive sessions involving everyone. Very hands on." MD, April 2018 



"Decoding  & Writing Grants for Beginners" is a 1-day Virtual workshop that highlights everything you need to jumpstart (or improve) your grant writing skills.

Throughout the 5-hour workshop, you will :

  • Compare and Contrast Grant Funders

  • Learn how to search for grant opportunities

  • Study 5 important parts of a grant proposal.

  • Learn how to take a SMART approach to goals, objectives, evaluation, and budgets.

  • Practices a simple 1-2-3 formula for crafting persuasive case statements.

  • Create a "Game Plan" for meeting the deadline.


We will also discuss best practices; new issues like Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and how the 2020 Presidential election will reshape the face of nonprofit funding.


New for 2021: Each registration also receives up to 1 hour of 1-to-1 support with the trainer!

Session Date: 9/28/2021 (11:00 AM- 4:00 PM EST).

Can't attend the live event? No worries each session will be recorded and available for viewing at your convenience for 3 months.

**What to Expect**

  1. Certificate of Completion after successful completion

  2. Hands-on activities and practice in class

  3. Grant Writer on Demand" -1.0 hour of 1 to 1 support with the trainer per registration ($120 value)

  4. An electronic copy of our Grant Writing Toolkit ($15 Value)

  5. Free Grant Writing Resources 

  6. Games, Polls, and Quizzes for an Interactive Session

  7. Recording of the Workshop for 3 months

  8. 6 credit hours


Whether a newbie or a seasoned pro this class offers something for everyone. Each session is interactive and engaging.​ And, l'll share "tips and tricks" of the trade that have helped me raise millions for communities in need.

This class benefits beginner to intermediate nonprofit staff, grant writers, and fundraisers.

Decoding  & Writing Grants for Beginners 

September 28, 2021 

11:00AM - 4:00PM EST


Cost: Individuals - $199 before 9/11/2021 and $289 beginning 9/12/2021 

Team - up to 3 is $747

Nonprofit - up to 10 is $1992


About Your Trainer 


Dondra Ward, CEO of Sidnae Global Research, will lead the training. As a grant reviewer she has evaluated  $200M+ in grants and contracts for 10 government programs in health, education, agriculture, and environment. As a grant writer she has helped nonprofits- large and small- develop winning proposal strategies for foundation and government grants. She is a Grant Professionals Association Approved Trainer.

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