Workshop Information


Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training


Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training, Nairobi, Kenya
Workshop Title
Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training
Event Type
Workshop
Workshop Date
30-04-2018 to 04-05-2018
Last Date for Applying
23-04-2018
Location
Nairobi, Kenya

Organization Name / Organize By
Versed Professional Services
Organizing/Related Departments
Training
Organization Type
Organization
Workshop Category
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
Workshop Level
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries

Education/Teaching/Training/Development

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

INTRODUCTION

The training is expected to help participants understand the need for projects in development, appreciate the phases in project management, develop a practical project idea and write a comprehensive project proposal. It will also equip participants to come up with possible project funding sources, liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and develop fundraising initiatives.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the need for projects in development
  • Appreciate the phases in project management
  • Development a practical project idea and comprehensive project proposal
  • Come up with possible project funding sources
  • Liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and fundraising initiatives

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

The training is targeted to Officers involved in development work, Community Leaders, Policymakers, Project Managers and Donors and project sponsors among other development actors.

TRAINING DURATION

5 Days

TRAINING COURSE OUTLINE

Day 1:

  • Management principles and practices
  • Project Definition
  • The role of projects in development
  • A detailed description of project structure and activities.
  • Basics of project management phases
  • Project design
  • Project timeline

Day 2:

  • Project evaluation
  • Relevance of project phases in proposal writing and formulation
  • The sections of a standard project/grant proposal:
  • Assessing institutional capabilities
  • Model for proposal development
  • Techniques for writing winning proposals
  • Problem/need assessment

Day 3:

  • Gathering background information
  • Defining the approach
  • Why proposals get rejected
  • Writing the statement of need
  • Writing procedures
  • Preparing the budget
  • Submission

Day 4:

  • Setting fundraising goals
  • Developing a fundraising plan
  • Developing fundraising plan calendar
  • Connecting organization/programs to funder interests
  • Developing fundraising strategies
  • Mobilizing non-profit boards to fundraise
  • Evaluating funding prospects

Day 5:

  • Choosing funding partners
  • Approaching individual donors and institutional funders
  • Fostering strong working relationships with grant makers
  • New trends in grant making
  • Grant-maker decision-making process
  • Staff roles in fundraising efforts
  • Action planning

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: training @versedpro.com

Registration Fees
Available
Registration Fees Details
The training fee is USD 1050 exclusive of 16% VAT
Registration Ways
Website
Address/Venue
Six Eighty Hotel 
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