Show Me The Money: Effective Proposal Writing - Pillar Nonprofit Network

Event Details

Event Type

Workshops & Lectures

Event Topic(s)

Professional Development


Pillar Nonprofit Network

Event Location

251 Dundas Street
London, ON, N6A 6H9

Event Schedule

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

London Public Library (Central Branch) - Stevenson & Hunt Rm
251 Dundas Street
London, ON, N6A 6H9

Pillar Member: $55.00
Non-member: $70.00
Special Member Rate: $27.50 (Applicable to member organizations who pay $60 membership fee)

Event Description

Focusing on the essential elements of a proposal, this workshop will provide participants with strategies for grant writing. By exploring each of the essential elements of a proposal, participants will enhance their grant writing skills and gain new tools and resources to achieve success in their grant writing endeavours.

Topics covered include:

  • Where to find grant opportunities 
  • Writing a compelling need statement 
  • Defining clear goals and objectives 
  • Preparing the evaluation component 
  • Developing sustainability strategies 
  • Preparing the program budget 
  • Writing the organization background 
  • Writing the proposal summary 
  • Putting the package together

The workshop will end with a Q & A session with funders that include:

  • Rebekah Morrison-Wize, Development Coordinator, London Arts Council | London Heritage Council
  • Lori Runciman, Director, Community Initiatives, London Community Foundation 
  • Sheila Simpson, Program Manager, Ontario Trillium Foundation

Level: Beginner – Intermediate

Target Audience: Those who are interested in enhancing their current proposal writing skills.

Additional Investment Information:
When you register you may notice a Special Rate. What does that mean and who can take advantage of this rate?

  • Only applicable to Pillar member organizations (staff and/or volunteers) that pay a $60.00 membership fee indicating that their operating budget is less than $100,000 
  • 5 of these spots available per workshop and they are first come first serve 
  • If you do not see a special rate listed then the spots have been filled

About the presenter: 
Nicole Kovacs, Principal Consultant of Kovacs Group Inc., has a master’s degree in business and ten years of grant writing experience. Nicole has secured funds for new and existing nonprofit initiatives through municipal, provincial, federal, foundation and corporate grants. A sought-after speaker, Nicole frequently conducts workshops and seminars relating to Kovacs Group’s core service areas.

Thank You to Our 2016 Professional Development Sponsors:

London Public Library (Central Branch) - Stevenson & Hunt Rm
251 Dundas Street

London, ON, N6A 6H9

26-Jan-2016 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Contact Organizer

Susannah Gergich
201 King Street, 2nd Floor
London N6A 1C9


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