Frank Klimko is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience covering federal, state, and local government regulation; agency news; and private philanthropy. As a webinar instructor, he has helped hundreds of listeners better position themselves for funding, burnish their applications, and get a firmer grip on the federal/private money tree. Klimko specializes in uncovering alternative and hidden grant opportunities.
Did you know that in the federal review process, grant reviewers will often arrive at a decision by just looking at the budget numbers to see if they match the project narrative? If the numbers don’t match, they will toss out your application without even reviewing it. The key to your funding success lies in knowing how to draft a better budget.
Learn how to craft a winning narrative in this webinar by philanthropy expert Frank Klimko. Klimko will lay out the basic elements of how to draft a project budget and turn that into a stellar grant application. He will tell you what mistakes to avoid, and what “other” financial documents you may need. He will also walk you through the application review process. Most importantly, Klimko will share the best ways to approach "the Ask", and the top 10 tips you should always follow, among other golden strategies.
After attending this webinar, you will know how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal. You will know how to estimate a project’s budget, and fold that budget into an application that grant reviewers will want to read. This webinar will also acquaint you with the application review process, and the pitfalls reviewers spot the most.
The session will bring you up to speed with:
Who Should Attend
This webinar will benefit everyone from the novice to the experience grants writers in the following groups: affinity groups, branding specialists, bullying prevention officers, child health services departments, community action agencies, community and neighborhood associations, community foundations, education departments, educators, for-profits, foster care service providers, foundations, gyms, juvenile correctional associations, law enforcement, maternal health providers, outdoor recreation centers/playgrounds, pediatricians, philanthropic organizations, private funding match providers, recreation centers, regional foundations, school districts, school funding officers, school resource officers, TANF agencies, teachers, colleges, youth centers, and youth market specialists.
At the Q&A session following the live event, ask a question and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.