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access_time Estimated time to complete this course is 1 - 2 hours

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With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we know it’s a challenging time for everyone. To support your work and ensure our trainings are more accessible during this difficult time, we’re offering all of our fee-based self-paced courses at a discounted rate. Course regular rate $35 current rate $25.

This recorded webinar will show you what government agencies are looking for in your proposal, especially in program design and evaluation. Even if you’re a seasoned foundation fundraiser, this course will strengthen your skills in order to write competitive proposals for government grants.

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You will have access to the course for 90 days after enrollment. The course fee entitles purchaser to one computer log-in which cannot be shared. In addition, no refunds, transfers or credits will be issued.

Qualifies for
1.5 CFRE point(s)


  • Learn the key differences between a foundation and a government proposal
  • Learn strategies for writing an engaging proposal. We’ll cover writing style, grammar, and framing your program design and evaluation
  • Gain insight on a government grant reviewer’s highlights and red flags

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience
  • CEOs, executive directors, upper management
  • Fundraising & development staff
  • Grant writers


Cheryl Kester Principal The Kester Group

Published Friday, November 4, 2016