LIVE Workshops: Enhance Your AI Expertise

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With the advent of so many AI tools, the process of developing and writing grant proposals is undergoing a transformative shift. These tools promise to streamline tasks, potentially enabling your organization to apply for more grants and secure greater funding.

But the sheer volume and complexity of available AI technologies can be daunting, leaving many grant professionals feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about where to begin.

During this interactive two-part workshop series, Alice Ruhnke and David Gates will demonstrate the use of AI in developing grant proposals so you can unlock its full potential.

May 1, 2024
AI 101: A Beginner's Workshop for Grant Professionals 
This workshop is the perfect starting point for those new to the world of AI. You’ll develop a solid foundation for using AI tools so you’re confident using them to save time and streamline your nonprofit work. 

You’ll learn:

  • the AI tools to consider, along with their strengths and weaknesses;
  • how to set up an account and communicate effectively with ChatGPT;
  • how to maintain privacy when using AI; 
  • the first prompts to use when getting started; 
  • how to edit grant proposals using AI;  
  • how to generate an executive summary and letter of inquiry from previous proposals; and,
  • a roadmap to follow to develop experience using AI. 

June 11, 2024 
AI 201: Advanced Strategies for Grant Professionals
The second workshop will dive deeper into the strategic use of AI in crafting effective proposals.

You’ll learn: 

  • a roadmap to follow in order to further develop experience using AI; 
  • how to generate first drafts of grant proposals based on pre-created grant templates;
  • how to experiment with role-playing scenarios where AI adopts the persona of a grant reviewer or a potential funder;
  • how to use AI as a collaborative tool in the grantwriting process;
  • how to get started with other AI tools beyond ChatGPT, such as Grantable, Gemini, Claude.AI, and Perplexity; and,
  • how to build custom GPTs for specific tasks. 

Through practical demonstrations and hands-on guidance, you'll acquire the skills needed to enhance your grantwriting using AI. 

This workshop series is ideal for nonprofit professionals looking to harness AI in their work. Whether you're just starting out or seeking to advance your grantwriting capabilities, you’ll leave with valuable insights and skills to harness AI in your grantseeking journey.

CFRE LogoFull participation in this webinar is applicable for 4 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Two 120-Minute Workshops
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After you register, you will receive the following emails:

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  • confirmation email from Zoom with the login credentials
  • Instructions for other attendees if you registered a group

If you do not receive these emails 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.


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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