Grant Writing for Small Nonprofits
Are you the executive director, development director, and grant writer at your organization? Are you trying to build capacity with limited resources and staff? Do you need money and have no clue where to start? Fund development is critical to the sustainability of any organization and there are all sorts of reasons why funding is needed. However, small nonprofits face unique challenges in building capacity primarily because they lack the resources and manpower to effectively grow their programs/services and organizations. In this webinar, Rasheedah Ajibade will share practical tools that will help small nonprofits maximize their time by streamlining the process of fund development.
What you will learn in this webinar:
- How to determine your readiness for writing a grant proposal
- The types of funders that exist and why they want to give your small nonprofit money
- How to develop a grant template that can be used for all of your grant proposals
- Tips for successful grant proposals
Rasheedah Ajibade is the program development director for Memorial Community Development Corporation, a small nonprofit in Evansville, Ind. She began her career at Memorial in 2010 as the childcare director. In that role, Ajibade discovered her gift for developing ideas into viable programs and writing grant proposals. She has launched seven youth programs, secured more than $2 million in public, private, and state funding for housing, commercial, youth, and child developments. Ajibade earned her master’s degree in public service administration from the University of Evansville, Evansville, Ind., in 2011 and her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, in 2004.