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Prospect Research and Proposal Writing

Friday, March 13 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm • Organized By Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
5110 Cherry St, Kansas City, MO 64110


Prospect Research and Proposal Writing

Instructor: Tom Vansaghi, MCNL Senior Fellow and Assistant Professor at William Jewell College

March, 13 & April 11, 2020

The most effective proposal writers have “done their homework.” They know the most likely funding sources for their organization and its programs, and they know what the grantmaker wants to see in a proposal. In this two-day course, participants will examine the relationship between comprehensive, systematic prospect research and proposal writing. Applied Project: Develop a list of five potential funders and write a proposal.

Key Topics
– Finding funding sources
– Proposal writing techniques
– Review funded proposals

This course is an elective in the Professional Fundraising Series.

Dates for this two-day course:

Friday, March 13, 2020 – 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday, April 11, 2020 – 8:30am-4:30pm

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5110 Cherry St
Kansas City, MO 64110
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