Sanders Sponsor Grant Writing Training
“We want to give people the tools to be proactive,” Sanders told The Wave, who said that he wants to help people solve problems [for themselves].
Gary Wartels (of Nonprofit Consulting) explained the different types of grant proposals and how to write one. Those who attended also took part in several exercises throughout the almost two-hour training.
The two most important elements of a grant proposal is the cover letter and the summary Wartels said.
“The cover letter is the first thing they read,” said Wartels. “The summary identifies [specific] needs and what to expect.”
The introduction is also important because it gives an overview of the organization applying for the grant.
Wartels also described the many components – in addition to the cover letter, the summary and the introduction – that make up a good proposal. Included in these components are the objectives and the budget.
Sanders told The Wave that upcoming training in business, for youth and the elderly will soon be scheduled.