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UNA - Intermediate Grantwriting

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
12:00 pm3:00 pm

This is a UNA Member only event. UNA Members, please make sure to log in above to register. Not a member yet, join today to gain access.

UNA members are warmly invited to join Jan Castillo and Minnesota Council of Nonprofits for a session which will provide a balance of applicable content and resources to deepen your knowledge and skills in grantwriting to bring them to the next level.
Many people who work in nonprofits find themselves in the position of “accidental grantwriter” and do not feel fully equipped for the challenge. This session will provide a balance of tools, practice of skills and significant writing opportunities to deepen participants’ knowledge of and skills in grantwriting.

This intermediate-level training is also a hands-on writing clinic, in which registrants will receive feedback from other participants about specific sections of one of their grant proposals as well as have an opportunity to create and/or improve some usable grant content for their organizations.

Learning Objectives:

Develop grant content for your organization
Analyze actual grant applications, and recognize successful and unsuccessful strategies
Receive peer feedback on submitted grant applications and on the content written in the workshop

Who Should Attend
Executive Directors, Board Members, Development staff, Volunteers, Program Managers, and anyone who would like to develop this important skill!

Pricing: $89 for UNA members / $129 for non-members

How to Register

UNA Members, please log in above to receive the member discount code and registration link
Not-yet-Members can register by visiting the event registration page via MCN
Jan Castillo's career spans over 20 years in the corporate communications and investor relations industry. For ten years she was partner and minority-owner of The Carideo Group, Inc., an integrated communications consulting firm. In 2015, Jan began volunteering for a small dental clinic, where she donated her time providing grant research and proposal writing services to support the growing nonprofit. Here, she found her passion for grantwriting and in early 2017, Jan left the corporate world and formally launched The Dotted Line Collaborative, a grants development firm with the mission of connecting ideas and outcomes through grants. Jan is an active member of the Minnesota NorthStar Chapter of the Grants Professional Association where she currently serves as secretary, and is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals.

This training is brought to you by our partner, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.