Online: Writing Persuasive Proposals for Advanced Grant Writers

October 27, 2021
09:00 AM to 09:30 AM

Do you write proposals and grants often? Do you want to learn more from others who also write? We invite you to our Writing Persuasive Proposals for Advanced Grant Writers!

This workshop is for someone with a higher than base knowledge of how to write a proposal and/or grant and who is looking for ways to advance their skills and learn from other professionals in the field.

Proposal writing is one of the most challenging but also rewarding parts of working in the non-profit world. We all operate on very tight budgets, so the opportunity to pursue new programs or projects can be very enticing, but the competition is strong. Having the skills to write a persuasive proposal is essential to successfully accessing funding and grant opportunities.

This half-day workshop will explore the structure of a proposal and the art of persuasion in your writing. It will review the steps you need to take to prepare your proposal, and get you chatting with others who do similar work!

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the components of a great proposal
  • Identify the steps to research, prepare and write a proposal
  • Describe best practices for a successful proposal submission
  • Explore the importance of developing relationships with funders and understanding their requirements

Who should attend?

Anyone who already has basic knowledge on how to write grants and/or proposals.


Monica Schroeder brings over 15 years of experience working in the non-profit sector, with a focus on social enterprise and the disability sector. She has an Executive Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Trinity Western University, and a Letter of Accomplishment in Change Management from the University of Manitoba.

Monica draws from a range of grassroots programming experiences and is skilled in grant and report-writing, training and marketing for non-profits. She also brings a variety of experiences with non-profit boards and is the Past-President of SSCOPE Inc.

In 2017, Monica started Night Sky Consulting, a venture focusing on communication and project management for small businesses and non-profit organizations. She is also an Instructor in the Continuing Education program at the University of Manitoba. Whether it's developing communication tools or creating new programs, Monica is a creative communicator with a passion for moving organizations forward.

Technical Requirements:

To participate, you will need a computer/mobile device with internet connection, speakers and microphone. A webcam is preferred but optional.


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