DI 013: PROPOSAL WRITING AND FUNDRAISING
Getting funding for a project is not just a matter of luck, but a matter of learning a few skills and improving them each time one pens down to write a proposal. The approach that one takes to sell an idea will determine if the funds will be granted or not. The whole project should be very persuasive to woe the funder to your side. It is like a beautiful girl who has many suitors asking for her hand into friendship, the best suitor normally emerges the winner all factors kept constant.
Those who fund projects want to invest in projects that will solve a specific problem, produce tangible benefits with lasting effects and meet the urgent need if it is a crisis situation. It is very important also to understand the funder and what the funder likes assisting. There are organizations which deal with different sectors only or majorly, for example health, education, shelter, food and the girl child. At Capacity Institute Africa we help our learners in knowing the different organizations that handle different issues in society and how to write a project that is convincing, interesting, crystal clear and a proposal that will stand out from criticism. We also understand that different organizations call for different formats when writing proposals and all those are available in this course in our institute.
The situation is compounded further with majority of these development organizations
depending only one donor or none at all, while a few others have numerous donors willing to partner with them through funding their various development programmes The biggest challenge facing most of these organizations is lack of adequate appropriate in-house capacity to attract the right donors to the organization. With the right skills and capacity, there are thousands of donors for available to fund your projects out there. However many organizations, unfortunately, are still grappling with key fundamentals issues such as; where are the donors? What projects get funding?
What the current donor priorities are? And how to approach donors for funding.
The Proposal Writing & Fund raising online and distance learning training program is professionally designed to address these pertinent issues in a global perspective. This training will equip you and your organization with up to date information on: modern trends in Proposal Writing & Fund Raising Identification of donor priorities, reasons why some of your project proposals don’t get funded, maximizing the possibilities of the internet in accessing more resources for your projects.
Course Begins on 1st of every month for Six Months.
Course Level: Diploma Course
Cost: Amount €800 ( Inclusive of 21% VAT)