When: November 9th, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET / 11:00am - 12:00pm
Register by 10/24/2017 to receive the early-bird rate of $49
On 10/25/2017 the rate will increase to $69
Technology funding is often a hard sell. Funders want to see impact and are reluctant to provide a lot of discretionary funding for “overhead.” But you know that the success of your day-to-day work depends on systems and tools that make you smarter and more efficient. How do you make the case to funders that your technology needs are a good investment? Join us and learn how to find funders offering technology grants and write winning proposals to get your technology needs funded.
Outcomes: Upon completion of this webinar you should be able to:
Identify who to talk to when seeking technology funding
Write a technology proposal that funders will want to get behind, including:
Framing your project
Connecting it to your larger mission
Drafting a budget
Contextualizing it within your larger technology ecosystem
Recognize your best opportunities for technology funding and sort out the advantages of pursuing each kind of funder
How it works:
You will receive an email with instructions on how to register for the webinar in GoToWebinar, log in, and participate in the webinar.
When you register for this webinar, you receive:
a full recording,
a copy of the webinar slide deck, and
associated handout(s), if applicable
Webinar fee entitles purchaser to one computer log-in which cannot be shared. In addition, no refunds, transfers or credits will be issued for missed sessions. Access to the recording will be provided with purchase.
Presenter: Sarah Beaulieu
Sarah Beaulieu has extensive experience in fundraising, communications, strategic partnerships and organizational strategy. She is currently Senior Advisor to the GreenLight Fund, and serves as a coach, consultant, and trainer to leaders and nonprofits. Previously, Sarah was the Senior Advisor to the Opportunity Nation campaign, leading on strategic partnerships and developing, supporting and executing the campaign’s key priorities. Prior to that, she was the Vice President for Organizational Strategy and Development at Be the Change, Inc. and held senior fundraising positions at University of Massachusetts Foundation, Boston College and Brown University.
Sarah serves on the board of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, and is a national advocate and voice on the issue of sexual violence. She graduated from Brown University and has an MBA from Boston College. Sarah lives in Boston with her husband and two small children.
Proposal Writing Boot Camp
Join us for three days of immersion into the proposal writing process and discover how to craft a compelling proposal package.
Attendees will become familiar with the components of a competitive grant proposal and a well-organized budget, and develop a targeted list of foundation funding prospects.