Getting Ready for Grants at United Way of Central New Mexico, Albuquerque
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Getting Ready for Grants

Wednesday March 18, 2020

2340 Alamo Ave SE #200
Albuquerque, NM 87106




Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Phone: 5052451727
Website: Click to Visit

Learn how to get an organization prepared for future grants.


Do you have the necessary paperwork, strategy and skills in place to respond to a funding opportunity? Join us to learn how to get your organization prepared for future grants. 

Learning Objectives

Learn about different types of grant funding.

Know where and how to look for funding prospects.

Appreciate why grant makers fund projects.

Learn tips and practices to help organize and prepare for proposals.

Understand what to look for and how to read a Request For Proposals (RFP).


Is your organization grant ready? 

This training is geared for those who want to be confident they are prepared when the next grant with a tight deadline comes around. So before you put pen to paper, come to this training to learn the importance of aligning your grant writing efforts with your organizational mission and fundraising strategy. You will understand how to navigate the world of grant procurement, how to conduct successful grant prospecting, and how to match your proposals to grant guidelines.

The session engages participants in interactive group exercises, lecture, discussions, and tips and techniques so that all participants will leave the class understanding how to research, plan for and develop their specific project to best appeal to grants funders.

The information and tips shared during the session are valuable whether you will be writing grants, working with a team of grant writers, contracting with an outside grant writer, or overseeing internal grant writing efforts.




Development Directors, Executive Directors, Program Managers, development staff 

This training is intended for those in the nonprofit sector who are new to grant writing or who want to prepare their organization to be grant-ready. 


Jill VonOsten, MBA, is president of ORG Agents, LLC. - a firm that provides training, organizational development and project management services to nonprofits. Jill is a seasoned trainer and administrator with over 25 years of experience. She has developed curriculum and customized trainings on a variety of topics, including nonprofit management, volunteer coordination, project management, board development, leadership, ethics, strategic planning, evaluation and grant writing.

Jill served on the Advisory Committee for the New Mexico Nonprofit Principles & Practices Guide. Her wide breadth of nonprofit experience includes serving in the positions of Executive Director, Board Member (including terms as Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary), Associate Director, Program Coordinator and Project Manager. A long time grant writer and grant writing trainer, Jill has also developed Request For Proposals, and served on grant reading and selection committees.