Jump-Start Your Federal Proposal Writing

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federal grants

Are you thinking about jumping into federal grants?

Every year the federal government releases millions of dollars to help nonprofit organizations serve their communities. However, federal grants are extremely competitive. The application process is cumbersome and often requires a high level of work investment.

There are two essential ingredients of every successful federal grant proposal: preparation and early planning.

During this webinar, Alice Ruhnke will show you how to research federal funding opportunities and develop the initial strategies needed to craft competitive federal grant applications.

You’ll learn:

  • how to read federal instructions to help you identify ideal funding opportunities;
  • the steps needed to write competitive proposals;
  • what federal grant reviewers are actually looking for; and,
  • the important proposal strategies you must implement before instructions are even released.

You’ll discover that, while challenging, writing federal proposals is truly a “high reward” activity which is often worth the investment as it can help your organization fulfill its mission for years to come.

In order to gain the most from this session, some experience in grant proposal writing is encouraged, but not required. 

This webinar is perfect for nonprofit organizations who want to “move up the food chain” from foundation and corporate grants to government grants.

CFRE LogoFull participation in this webinar is applicable for 1.5 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

90 Minutes
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If you do not receive the confirmation email within 48 hours of registering, please email or call 1-877-784-7268.

GrantStation does not refund registration fees. Fees may be applied to any webinar scheduled within 30 days.

After the webinar, you will receive an email with a link to the recording and any handouts.


Alice Ruhnke

Alice Ruhnke is the President of GrantStation. Having raised over $45 million from federal, state, and private grantmakers, she knows what it takes to get funded. As a former nonprofit program coordinator and director, and the Founder of The Grant Advantage, Alice has a deep understanding of the challenges that nonprofits face. Over the last 20 years she's worked in the trenches with hundreds of nonprofit organizations to improve their capacity to raise funds. Alice is an author and educator with a passion to share her expertise. Her insightful trainings on grant proposal writing and development, community change models, service projects, and measuring outcomes have helped over 4,000 individuals positively impact their communities.

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