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Proactive Grant Research: How to Capitalize on Your Time & Energy

Thursday, May 17, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

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Do you ever feel like you’re spending so much time researching funding opportunities that you never actually have time to write a proposal? Mandy Pearce has practical tips to help save you time in your searches so you can begin writing. Find out what you should be doing before and during the research process to make efficient use of your time.  Mandy will even show you how to avoid common pitfalls as you work to locate funders whose priorities match your needs.

You’ll also get a glimpse into Foundation Directory Online, learning how to navigate the database as Mandy shares insider tips and tricks to use when researching.

Can’t make the webinar? Register and we will send you the full recording so you can watch it on your own time!


Upon completion of this webinar you should be able to:

  • Gather the details needed before you can begin research
  • Navigate organizational websites, grant databases, and other resources to locate funding opportunities
  • Describe the characteristics of a good prospect and prepare next steps for approaching them

Intended audience: This webinar is designed for beginners, as well as practiced development staff, grant writers, program directors/staff, project coordinators, and board members who need to understand the elements of successful grant research, the components of the process, and how to execute each to bring dollars to local communities and projects effectively.

Presenter: Mandy Pearce, CFRE

Mandy Pearce Grantspace

A grant writing expert, executive coach, and national fundraising trainer, Mandy Pearce, CFRE, launched Funding for Good, Inc. in 2009 to equip organizations with the skills and tools needed to become successful and sustainable. Mandy has taken her passion and expertise for fundraising to the development field and shared it with individuals and organizations for over 21 years. Her dynamic teaching style brings thousands of people annually to her presentations at conventions, trainings, and workshops. Mandy lives in Hickory, NC with her husband and their rescue dogs, Leo and Dalli, who share her enthusiasm for the outdoors.


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