Register for an upcoming webinar or Master Class to learn directly from our Grants Plus experts. We'll offer you practical techniques and useful guidance that will help you navigate your challenges and take the best advantage of grant opportunities for your organization.

NEW! Grants Plus Master Class:

Topic: "So, You’re a Grant Writer Now!”

Date: Friday, June 19

Time: 1 - 3 PM ET/ 10 - 12 AM PT

Registration fee: $100

Description: This Master Class is for nonprofit leaders and fund development professionals who suddenly find themselves responsible for grants, but lack extensive experience or training. Whether you are the executive director, development director, major gifts officer, or play another fundraising role, the good news is that you likely already have skills that will translate to success in grant seeking. During this practical and fast-paced session, we will connect what you already know to the most crucial aspects of finding, pursuing, and applying for grants. As a result, you'll find the confidence to embrace your inner grant seeker and propel your organization to new grants victories! 

In this Master Class, we will cover these essential topics:

  • Effectively approaching institutional funders vs. individual donors
  • Positioning your organization and its programs to be maximally grant-fundable
  • Distinguishing your best grant funding prospects to increase ROI
  • Forging connections and building relationships with grant decision makers
  • Writing grant proposals that make the right case to the right funders
  • Special considerations for grant seeking during the COVID crisis

Participants will also receive useful materials at the conclusion of the class.

30-Day Grant Coach Program: June Cohort

This unique program combines a series of interactive learning modules with 1:1 coaching sessions. Your coach will help you troubleshoot challenges and game plan approaches to real grant funders. You will not only learn strategies to find, pursue, and apply for grants, but you will also apply these learnings via coaching and exercises, so you can make real progress towards winning funds for your organization.

What's included in the enrollment package:

  • Three interactive learning sessions at 12pm ET on June 11, 18, and 25.
  • Three personalized, 1:1 coaching sessions with a senior Grants Plus expert.
  • Access to a toolkit of worksheets, exercises, and helpful guides that will support your success during and after the program.

Coaching begins June 11! Enroll today.

Registration fee: $649 Summer Special! $499

Topic: Your COVID-Altered Budget: What Funders Need to Know

Date: Wednesday, June 10

Time: 12-12:45 PM ET/ 9-9:45 AM PT

Description:Almost every nonprofit's finances have been affected by the current COVID-19 crisis. Many organizations will feel repercussions beyond this year. In this webinar, you will learn why it’s beneficial to be transparent with grant makers about changes to your financial picture and how to present budget changes in your grant proposals in a way that will build trust and lead to better funding outcomes.

Topic: Transformed by Crisis: Grant Funding for Mergers, Restructures, and Closures

Date: Wednesday, June 24

Time: 12-12:45 PM ET/ 9-9:45 AM PT

Description: The COVID-19 crisis has caused major, and in some cases insurmountable, financial challenges for nonprofits. To survive, many organizations may need to consider restructures or mergers, and others may face closing down altogether. In this webinar, we will review how to discuss major structural changes with funders in a way most likely to recruit buy-in and financial support.

Customized webinar design and delivery

Looking to create an interactive online learning environment for your nonprofit members, chapters, or grantees?

Grants Plus has been called upon by community foundations, nonprofit associations, major chapter-based organizations and other institutions to design and deliver informative, interactive webinars that teach new skills, share information, and move to action. Our team will work with you to create a stand-alone webinar or a full series, with solutions and support for content creation, promotion and registration, delivery, evaluation, and follow-up. 

"Thank you for a wonderful webinar. We have gotten very good feedback. We look forward to working with you again in the future and are so grateful for your quick turnaround on this helpful webinar!"

Maggie Martinelli (Nasser)

"Thank you for taking the time to provide this helpful information to community organizations.  Based on the rapidly changing climate in these unprecedented times, everyone's willingness to virtually come together demonstrates what a wonderful community we are all so fortunate to be a part of!

Jane Kanyock

"Thank you for this wonderful opportunity!  The training was timely, informative and is practicable."

Training Participant

Watch Our Webinar Recordings:

Recorded webinar (5/27/20): Growing a Post-Pandemic Grants Prospect Pipeline

Description: Organizations should not take for granted that a grant funder today is sure to be a grant funder tomorrow. This is especially true now, as grant makers are squeezed by the overwhelming needs of the COVID crisis and its aftermath. In this webinar, nonprofits will learn strategies and techniques to develop a pipeline of prospective funders and to plant the seeds that may grow into future grants.

Slides (5/13/20): Rewriting Your Nonprofit's Story for the New Normal

Description: As we begin to peer out past the pandemic, we expect competition for grants to grow. Grant makers are likely to have more grant requests to consider, but fewer dollars to distribute, forcing them to make tough choices. To stand the best chance at winning grants, organizations must make a compelling case that their work is relevant in new state of normal. In this webinar, learn why and how to adapt your grant proposals to compete for grants now and after the crisis.

Recorded webinar (5/1/20): Emergency Grant Seeking for Museums During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description: Join Grants Plus and our partner Association of Midwest Museums for a discussion of the actions museums can take to address the strain of the immediate crisis while protecting and even expanding long-term funding gains.

Recorded webinar (4/29/20): Emergency Grants From Donor-Advised Funds

Description: Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs) are a powerful potential source of emergency grants for your organization. Join Grants Plus and a Donor Services Officer from The Columbus Foundation to discuss how nonprofit leaders can make the most of grants from donor-advised funds, now and after the COVID-19 crisis.

Recorded webinar (4/22/20): Emergency Federal Grants for Nonprofits During Crisis

Description: In the coming weeks and months, hundreds of billions of dollars will be distributed to nonprofits by federal agencies in the form of emergency federal grants. What steps can nonprofits take now to be prepared to win this federal funding? Grants Plus’s top federal grant seeking experts shared guidance and resources to help nonprofits be competitive and ready.

Recorded webinar (4/16/20): Focus on Columbus: Grant Seeking During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description: Steps Columbus-area organizations should take now and next to keep winning grants for their organizations. Features Dan Sharpe of The Columbus Foundation and board leaders from the Grant Professionals Association Central Ohio Chapter.

Recorded webinar (4/15/20): Focus on Akron: Grant Seeking During Crisis

Description: Steps Akron-area organizations should take now and next to keep winning grants for their organizations. Features staff from Akron Community Foundation.

Recorded webinar (4/15/20): Grant Seeking for Nonprofits Not on the Front Lines of the Crisis

Description: Foundations are rushing emergency funds to organizations directly combating the crisis. But what about other organizations that are not providing emergency services? Our grant seeking experts will explain how to plant seeds that can grow into grants tomorrow, including specific steps to find funders and cultivate opportunities for future harvest.

Recorded webinar (4/15/20): Focus on Cincinnati: Grant Seeking During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description: Steps Cincinnati-area organizations should take now and next to keep winning grants for their organizations. Features Dora Anim of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation and board leaders from the Grant Professionals Association Greater Cincinnati Chapter.

Recorded webinar (4/8/20): Communicating With Funders During the COVID Crisis

Description: What funders want and need to hear from nonprofit organizations—and how best to communicate during this time.

Recorded webinar (3/27/20): Grant Seeking During Crisis with Scranton Area Community Foundation

Description: Special focus on emergency grant seeking for organizations in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Recorded webinar (3/20/20): Grant Seeking During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description: Steps nonprofits should take now and next to keep winning grants for their organizations.

Contact us to request a customized webinar for your organization.