WATCH: Grant Writing in Times of Crisis

Charlie Imbergamo | Director of Strategic Programs Resources

Grant writing is challenging in “normal” times, but when we add a crisis to the mix, many nonprofits aren’t sure where to turn next. Do we apply for grants? If so, which funders should we consider? Whether your organization is providing basic needs to help people impacted by the coronavirus or are considered less “mission-critical,” now is the time to improve and move your grant-seeking endeavors forward. While most nonprofit events have been canceled and fundraising from individual donors can be difficult in a crisis, grant-seeking continues to present a strong funding opportunity.

In this video, grant expert Julé Colvin, who teaches NLC’s Certificate in Grant Writing, shares the critical steps nonprofits can take during this time. Specifically, you will:

  • Better understand where your nonprofit fits within the current grant writing landscape
  • Learn key strategies to seek grants during this time of crisis
  • Discover the three main types of grant funder strategies during a crisis
  • Learn about current and future grant funding opportunities
  • Be inspired to use your writing skills to tell critical stories that will transform lives

Download the presentation shared in this video HERE.

Check out Julé’s articles on How to Write a Winning Grant Proposal and How to Apply for Grants.

Resources Referenced During the Presentation

Local Grant Opportunities

Government Funding Opportunities      

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