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Posted on: January 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Grant Writing Boot Camp - February 10-11


Boyd Grants will conduct a Grant Writing Boot Camp in the Estes Room at Maude Cobb Convention Center, February 10 and 11, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. This two-day training will provide participants with an overview and the fundamentals of grant writing for the public and private sectors. Training topics include the following: needs assessment/grant readiness; fund development plans; how to vet grant opportunities (both public and private); grant application components; letter of inquiry/intent; components of effective program design; SMART goals and objectives; logic models; evaluation plans and budgets; packaging and submission of proposals; appendices; tips and pitfalls; acquiring technical assistance and a section for additional resources including technical assistance.

By the end of this boot camp, participants will be able to:

1. Understand and identify the basic structure and key elements of a grant proposal;

2. Develop a plan for conceptualizing, writing, reviewing, and evaluating your grant application;

3. Learn how to develop and write SMART goals and objectives;

4. Develop an appropriate budget narrative and justification; and,

5. Discuss strategies for an effective grant writing process.

Grant writing is a continuous process. This training is designed to facilitate the process for the novice and the experienced grant writer by the provision of tools, exercises, feedback and recommendations from the facilitators. Cost is $300 per person. For further information, please contact Allison Boyd, 832-229-7743, via email at

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