Grant Newswatch

Grant Writing 101

November 14, 2023 - 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Eastern Time

Click Here to Register $79

Click Here to Register and Receive Recording $119

How well you respond to requests for proposals for grants can make or break your organization's budget. This course will provide the in's and out's of applying for grants from foundations and government agencies.

Highlights Include:

  • The "do's" and "don'ts" of writing an LOI and Grant Proposal
  • Manging the Grant Proposal process, especially for small teams
  • Locating Grant Prospects including local, state, and federal government grant opportunities
  • Creating a Project Budget for your grant proposal
  • Navigating the 2023 funding environment
  • Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and the best approach to responding (or not)
  • Developing effective boilerplate language for use on future proposals
  • Personalizing proposals to make your organization stand out among other applicants
  • Generating Letters of Intent and Proposal Writing via Artificial Intelligence: facilitate responses to LOI's, tone analysis, personalization, translation, fine tuning of proposals and drafts. 

This 75 minute seminar includes a Q&A and discussion of strategic problem solving and grant writing How To's.


Bill Edelstein is a consultant specializing in helping not-for-profits develop diversified revenue streams. He holds Advanced Degrees in Education and Not-for-Profit Development. His professional work is focused on Donor Relations and Fundraising. Bill is an adjunct professor at John Jay College of the City University of New York.

Bill Edelstein


I participated in the P2P webinar which, by the way, was amazing. Thanks for all the information you shared. - Elliot, Adcieo

Thank you Bill!! I enjoyed the presentation, in fact one of the best I have attended in some time. - Wendy, Ferris State University

A great Grant Writing Class 101! - Cheryl, Tulane University

Keep up the great work. Really glad I was able to join today. - Anna, Community Bridges

Thanks so much for an amazing Webinar.  So much info there.  I’ve already sent my notes to the fundraisers but I am glad they will be getting your recording! - Diana, St. Joseph Center

Thank you for your time and effort teaching this course – I am really enjoying participating with other ‘students’! - Liz, AFTD

GREAT CLASSES! - Karen, Chicago Urban League

I’d like to thank you once again for the great virtual facilitation and training sessions. You were patient, understanding, engaging, and checked in with us on our learning in several ways. I admit that this is a very busy time for me as it is reporting season so I wasn’t able to participate in the homework the way I would have liked. I was so grateful that I felt nothing but understanding from you and was able to learn so much from your sessions! - Clarinda, United Way of Central Minnesota

Thank you Bill. I found the course helpful because you provided a comprehensive overview of all the moving parts with grants management and specific resources to help. - Julia, Wings for Kids