Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training

Type of Resource

Format

Category

Language

On-site training

Courses

Evaluation Capacity Development

English

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 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, Policy makers, 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 Detailed description of project structure and activities. Basics of project management phases Project design Project time line

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


Developed by / Author

Versed Professional Services


Frequency

Once a Month


Expected Outcomes

Training Objectives: 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


Cost

USD 1,050 exclusive of 16 percent VAT where applicable


Issue Certification

Yes


Chapter / Page

Training


Publisher

Versed Professional Services


Date

08/05/2017


Typical Duration

5 Days


Country

Kenya


Audience

This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and programme managers; policy makers and programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, University Researchers am


Contact

+254738167709


Link

Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training


Pre-requisites

N/A


 


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