Grant Funding

Making Grant Writing Work for Your Organization

We’ve transformed our tens of millions of dollars of grant-writing success into a self-paced online course that outlines our proven strategy to win competitive grants. It’s packaged in a flexible format that allows busy professionals to complete the work when it’s convenient.

Complete the course in less than two months, or take up to six months. Earn a certificate and 25 points in category 1.B Education of the CFRE credential.

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Continuing education from accredited providers typically costs at least $99/hour. At 26 hours this course could easily cost more than $2,500, but our mission is to help you do more, better. So we’re keeping it affordable.

Enroll today to get $149 off the list price. Space is limited. Only 20 seats are available. View the syllabus for all the course details.

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Course Workbook Included

With your deep-dive into the grant-writing process, you’ll receive a 100+-page course workbook. This workbook will become your go-to resource when you write grants and submit proposals. It’s filled with everything you need to write and win a competitive grant.

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Quick Start Guide to Logic Model Planning

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co-president/director of outreach for Kari’s Heart Foundation

I loved it because it was practical and concise and you thoroughly answered my many questions. I also love the hand out and have referred back to it many times.

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director of grants, Coalition for Kids

I highly recommend this training for anyone interested in writing grants. As a brand new grant writer, it replaced my grant writing fears with a practical and knowledgeable approach to writing proposals.

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grants analyst, State of Tennessee

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independent grant writing consultant

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Course Syllabus

Session 1: Welcome to the Grant World

Learn how to make your organization Grant-Ready and get an overview of the grant-funding process.

  • Overview (5 minutes)
  • Welcome to the Grant World Video Lecture (35 minutes)
  • Key Points (10 minutes)
  • Activities (90 minutes)
  • Suggested Resources (10 minutes)
  • Quiz (30 minutes)

Session 2: Getting Started Picking Projects & Building a Team

Learn to identify viable projects that support your

organization’s goals and better understand the various roles of the grant-writing team members.

  • Overview (5 minutes) 
  • Getting Started Picking Projects and Building a Team Video Lecture (30 minutes)
  • Key Points (10 minutes)
  • Activities (90 minutes)
  • Suggested Resources (10 minutes)
  • Quiz (30 minutes)

Session 3: Logic Model Planning

Learn construct a Logic Model quickly and easily. The Logic Model planning tool helps you organize project components in a concise framework, giving you a launching pad for developing grant proposals quickly.

  • Overview (5 minutes)
  • Logic Model Planning Video Lecture (50 minutes)
  • Key Points (10 minutes)
  • Activities (90 minutes)
  • Suggested Resources (10 minutes)
  • Quiz (30 minutes)

Session 4: Finding Funding

Identify the best sources for grant opportunities and deep dive into the two best sites for federal and foundation grant opportunities.

  • Overview (10 minutes)  
  • Finding Funding Video Lecture (65 minutes)
  • Key Points (10 minutes)
  • Activities (90 minutes)
  • Suggested Resources (10 minutes)
  • Quiz (30 minutes)

Session 5: Translating the Logic Model Into a Grant Proposal

Transform your logic model into a winning grant

proposal. The step-by-step guide will show you how to turn a logic model into the major sections of a grant proposal: project abstract/synopsis, project narrative, project budget and appendices.

  • Overview (10 minutes)
  • Translating the Logic Model into a Grant Proposal Video Lecture (120 minutes)
  • Key Points (10 minutes)
  • Activities (90 minutes)
  • Suggested Resources (10 minutes)
  • Quiz (30 minutes)

Session 6: Strategies for Writing a Compelling Narrative

Gain the writing skills for crafting a compelling,

persuasive grant proposal narrative. This session goes to the heart of what makes this system not only efficient, but also highly effective.

  • Overview (10 minutes)  
  • Post Award Considerations Video Lecture (45
    minutes)
  • Key Points (10 minutes)
  • Discussions (60 minutes)
  • Suggested Resources (10 minutes)
  • Quiz (15 minutes)

Session 7: Post Award Considerations

Find out what happens after you’ve been awarded

funding. This ensures your funding efforts are a
continuous process, leading to sustainability and long term success.

  • Overview (10 minutes)
  • Post Award Considerations Video Lecture (45
    minutes)
  • Key Points (10 minutes)
  • Activities (90 minutes)
  • Suggested Resources (10 minutes)
  • Quiz (15 minutes)

Final Exam

Earn your certificate and 25 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

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About the Instructor

Ginger Keller-Ferguson, MBA

Owner & Founder

Ginger is the owner and founder of KFA Nonprofit, a nonprofit management consulting firm established in 2010 and located in Johnson City, Tennessee. Ginger holds a bachelor of arts degree in technical writing and a master’s degree in business administration from East Tennessee State University. Over the past two decades, Ginger has helped secure tens of millions of dollars in private, corporate, state, and federal grants for her employers and her consulting clients. KFA Nonprofit has helped dozens of nonprofits all across the country, from Sacramento, California to New York City and everywhere in between do more, better.

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