Monday, April 27, 2009

New resources for writing grants and proposals

With New RFPs and other opportunities for grants from the Division of Housing, these resources may be helpful:

Foundation Center Proposal Writing Seminar

In challenging economic times, you and your staff need to know the best fundraising practices. Foundations present distinct challenges and opportunities for nonprofit grantseekers. The Foundation Center, the nation's leading authority on philanthropy, is presenting our popular Proposal Writing Seminar on May 21st in Colorado Springs, CO.
More than 37,000 grantseekers have strengthened their skills with our most popular seminar. Expert instructors will teach you to craft a comprehensive, compelling proposal package, step by step. You'll hear what grantmakers have to say about proposals, and gain valuable insight into the review process.

Proposal Writing Seminar
Date: Thursday, May 21st
Place: Penrose Library
20 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO
Course fee: $195 per registration

Special Discount: Save $25 for each additional registration!

Scholarships are available for smaller nonprofits. For details, visit:

Grant Writing USA workshop

Grant Writing Workshop in Colorado Springs, CO | June 11-12, 2009

The City of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant writing workshop in Colorado Springs, June 11-12, 2009. Beginning and experienced grant writers from area nonprofits are encouraged to attend.

We are excited to offer a special tuition rate of $375 to the nonprofit community. This rate includes all materials: workbook and accompanying 420MB resource CD that's packed full of tools and more than 200 sample grant proposals. Seating is limited, online reservations are necessary. Please use code "CONPO" to receive this $50 discount at registration. Tuition payment is not required at the time of enrollment.

For more information including venue location and maps, graduate testimonials and instant, online enrollment, please visit:


Cathy Rittenhouse
Grant Writing USA