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Write successful fund-raising proposals: 8 steps - 28 Oct 2011 - Bizcommunity

Write successful fund-raising proposals: 8 steps

Writing fund-raising proposals often forms part of introductory workshops to development. But proposal writing is a complex skill that requires more attention than an overview.
This workshop is dedicated to writing and tailoring of fund-raising proposals!

Time: 9:00 to 16:00

During this one-day workshop you will learn:
1.The 8 steps to write a fund-raising proposal for foundations and CSI. The workshop will explain each step, share techniques and useful tips.
2.The tactics to tailor proposals based on the donor guidelines and a persuasive donor offering.

Workshop outline:

•Read between the lines to interpret donor guidelines
•Plan and gather information before you write
•Understand (and bend) the traditional proposal format
•Use storytelling techniques
•Compile an evaluation plan
•Create a sustainability plan
•Write a persuasive executive summary
•Calculate and determine a return on donor investment
•Compile an accurate budget
•Editing techniques
•Package and submit the proposal


Ninette Mouton is a proposal writer for the University of Pretoria's fund-raising unit and a regular facilitator for Inyathelo, the South African Institute for Advancement. Her success ratio is 1:2, i.e. for every two proposals she writes at least one receives funding. Click here to view her LinkedIn profile that lists her qualifications and expertise.


•R1,780 per person (all inclusive)
•10% discount for NGOs
•100% payment before attendance.
•Payment options: electronic transfer or cash deposit.
•Bank details are on the registration form.
•Fax through the registration form and proof of payment to confirm attendance.

Note: This is the last Proposal Writing Workshop in Cape Town for 2011

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Date: 04 November 2011
Location: CAB Conference Centre and Café Club (Brackenfell), Cape Town

Contact: Ninette Mouton
Company name: Ninette Mouton, Fund-raising Proposal Writer
Telephone number: 082 612 3228
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