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Getting to Yes: Analysis of a Stellar Grant Application
About Our Speaker(s)
Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko edits Children & Youth Funding Report, a Washington DC area-based publication which covers Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies.  It is a national publication that is updated daily on the web site. He also edits Private Grants Alert, which covers the world of private philanthropy. Klimko is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years experience covering federal, state and local government. In California, he worked on a Pulitzer-prize nominated newspaper investigative project. He is an expert on the federal Freedom of Information Act.

A nationally known speech writer/speaker, Klimko co-produces monthly audio-conferences that provide an insiders view to federal regulations, new billion-dollar spending projects and grant making priorities. The audio conferences have helped hundreds of listeners better position themselves for funding, burnish their applications and get a firmer grip on the federal/private money tree.

Getting to Yes: Analysis of a Stellar Grant Application (CDP761T)

Event Information
Product Format
Pre-recorded Webinar
Frank Klimko
Conference Date
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Aired Time
This event is available all day on conference date
60 minutes
Event Description

Learn What Goes i nto a Winning Grant Application with a High Approval Rate

As the competition for federal and private funding increases, it's critical that every grant writer knows the keys to writing the best possible proposals. But, what does it really take to submit winning applications? What do successful applicants generally do —and what are they sure to avoid?

You can’t drive a car without getting the keys to the ignition first and this webinar by expert speaker Frank Klimko will provide the grant seekers with the keys to winning the federal grant. The grant solicitation or application package holds a wealth of knowledge and, often, hidden tips to improve funding chances. This session will provide you with insights on where to look for these tips and how to truly understand what the agencies want to fund.

Dive deep into Notice of Funding Availability (NOFAs), know what they mean, and learn how to find the important information you need. Frank will use winning grant applications for popular programs at the Education Dept. and the Health & Human Services Dept. and their current grant guidance as starting points in this webinar.

Additionally, Frank will use the reviewer’s comments to show how you can figure out what the agencies really want when they are giving out millions of dollars of grants every year. He will focus on common areas of application and guidance, which can apply to a broad range of federal grants. He will also provide tips to ease the grant preparation and submission process.

Session Highlights

  • Hot topics grant seekers need to keep abreast of
  • Top 10 tips you should always follow
  • Proven keys to crafting winning narratives
  • Analyzing an RFP and extracting critical details
  • Why and how to prepare an "evergreen" folder?
  • Ways to burnish that application
  • Mistakes to a void
  • Collecting strong supporting data
  • Understanding the application review process
  • The critical role of partnerships —and what you must know?
  • Presenting a convincing budget
  • Keeping the trains on time: Effective scheduling
  • Pitfalls reviewers spot most
  • Making the most of technical assistance
  • And much more!

Session Benefits

  • Keep up with the fast-changing federal funding environment—make sure you don’t lose your seat at the funding table
  • Get the federal money you need
  • Find the government dollars you need and shake the money tree
  • Get a free copy of a winning grant application and the reviewer’s comments—use for practical guidance in future grant applications

Who should attend?

From the novice to the experienced grant writer in these groups:

  • Affinity Groups
  • Branding Specialists
  • Health Services Departments
  • Nutrition Advocates
  • Charities
  • Cities
  • Colleges
  • Community Action Agencies
  • Community and Neighborhood Associations
  • Community Foundations
  • Corporations
  • Education Departments
  • Educators
  • Faith-Based and Community Groups
  • For-Profits
  • Foundations
  • Governments
  • Grant Writers
  • Hospitals
  • Justice Associations
  • Minority Serving Organizations
  • Outdoor Recreation Centers
  • Philanthropic Organizations
  • Private Funding Match Providers
  • Recreation Centers
  • Regional Foundations
  • School Districts 
  • Small Businesses
  • Soup Kitchens
  • State Agencies
  • TANF Agencies
  • Welfare Agencies

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