Grant Management and Fundraising Course
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Grant Management and Fundraising Course

10 Days Online - Virtual Training

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The Grant Management and Fundraising Course is an extensive 10-day program designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and strategies required to effectively manage grants and execute successful fundraising campaigns. This course aims to equip individuals with a comprehensive understanding of the grant management and fundraising processes, enabling them to secure funding, implement projects, and build sustainable relationships with donors.

Course Objectives:

  1. Develop a solid understanding of grant management principles, processes, and best practices.
  2. Learn how to develop and implement effective fundraising strategies to secure financial resources.
  3. Acquire skills in grant proposal writing, budgeting, and reporting.
  4. Understand the donor landscape and build strong relationships with funding organizations.
  5. Master techniques for tracking, evaluating, and ensuring compliance with grant requirements.
  6. Explore innovative approaches to diversify funding sources and sustain financial stability.
  7. Gain knowledge of digital tools and technology for efficient fundraising and donor management.
  8. Learn ethical considerations in grant management and fundraising practices.
  9. Analyze successful grant management and fundraising case studies to extract valuable insights.
  10. Develop a comprehensive grant management and fundraising plan for organizational success.

Organization Benefits:

By participating in this Grant Management and Fundraising Course, organizations can expect the following benefits:

  1. Enhanced grant management capabilities, leading to increased success in securing funding.
  2. Improved fundraising strategies and techniques to support organizational sustainability.
  3. Strengthened relationships with donors and funding organizations, fostering long-term partnerships.
  4. Proficiency in grant proposal writing and budgeting, ensuring competitive applications.
  5. Effective tracking and evaluation of grant performance, leading to improved project outcomes.
  6. Compliance with grant requirements and reporting obligations, reducing audit risks.
  7. Diversification of funding sources, reducing dependency on a single funding stream.
  8. Utilization of digital tools and technology for efficient fundraising campaigns and donor management.
  9. Awareness of ethical considerations in grant management and fundraising practices.
  10. Development of a comprehensive grant management and fundraising plan aligned with organizational goals.

Who Should Attend:

This course is suitable for professionals involved in grant management, fundraising, and resource mobilization within nonprofit organizations, NGOs, government agencies, and social enterprises. It is particularly beneficial for:

  • Grant Managers and Officers
  • Fundraising Managers and Officers
  • Program Directors and Managers
  • Development Managers
  • Nonprofit Executives and Directors
  • Finance Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Community Development Officers
  • Individuals aspiring to work in the grant management and fundraising field


10 Days

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Grant Management and Fundraising

  • Understanding the role of grant management and fundraising in organizations
  • Key concepts and terminology in grant management and fundraising
  • Trends and challenges in the grant management and fundraising landscape

Module 2: Grant Lifecycle Management

  • Grant identification and opportunity assessment
  • Grant proposal development and submission
  • Grant award and contracting processes
  • Grant implementation and project management

Module 3: Grant Proposal Writing and Budgeting

  • Components of a successful grant proposal
  • Crafting a compelling project narrative
  • Budget development and justification
  • Tips for writing effective grant proposals

Module 4: Grant Reporting and Compliance

  • Reporting requirements and timelines
  • Grant performance measurement and evaluation
  • Compliance with grant terms and conditions
  • Strategies for ensuring successful grant reporting

Module 5: Donor Relationship Management

  • Building relationships with donors and funders
  • Effective communication strategies with donors
  • Donor stewardship and recognition
  • Strategies for donor retention and cultivation

Module 6: Fundraising Strategies and Campaign Planning

  • Fundraising planning and strategy development
  • Creating a fundraising campaign roadmap
  • Setting fundraising goals and targets
  • Fundraising ethics and best practices

Module 7: Individual Giving and Major Gifts

  • Strategies for cultivating individual donors
  • Techniques for soliciting major gifts
  • Donor segmentation and personalized fundraising approaches
  • Donor recognition and stewardship for individual giving

Module 8: Corporate Sponsorship and Partnerships

  • Developing corporate partnerships and sponsorships
  • Approaches for securing corporate funding
  • Creating mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Leveraging corporate social responsibility initiatives

Module 9: Grant Performance Tracking and Evaluation

  • Monitoring grant progress and milestones
  • Evaluating grant outcomes and impact
  • Performance indicators and data collection methods
  • Reporting on grant performance to stakeholders

Module 10: Financial Management for Grants

  • Budget planning and management for grant-funded projects
  • Financial tracking and reporting requirements
  • Internal controls and audit considerations
  • Financial sustainability for grant-funded programs

Module 11: Grant Auditing and Risk Management

  • Understanding grant auditing processes
  • Internal and external audit requirements
  • Risk identification and mitigation strategies
  • Ensuring compliance and minimizing audit risks

Module 12: Diversifying Funding Sources

  • Strategies for diversifying funding streams
  • Exploring alternative funding options (foundations, government grants, etc.)
  • Creating a sustainable funding mix
  • Balancing restricted and unrestricted funding

Module 13: Digital Tools and Technology for Fundraising

  • Utilizing digital platforms for fundraising campaigns
  • Online fundraising strategies and techniques
  • Donor management software and CRM systems
  • Data-driven fundraising and analytics

Module 14: Donor Relationship Management Systems

  • Introduction to donor relationship management systems
  • Selecting and implementing a donor management system
  • Leveraging technology for donor cultivation and engagement
  • Data privacy and security considerations

Module 15: Ethical Considerations in Grant Management and Fundraising

  • Ethical guidelines and principles in grant management and fundraising
  • Confidentiality and privacy in donor relationships
  • Transparency and accountability in fundraising practices
  • Navigating ethical dilemmas in grant management and fundraising

Module 16: Grant Management Policies and Procedures

  • Developing effective grant management policies
  • Establishing procedures for grant application and management
  • Ensuring consistency and compliance in grant processes
  • Documenting and communicating grant management policies

Module 17: Successful Grant Management and Fundraising Case Studies

  • Analyzing successful grant management and fundraising initiatives
  • Learning from real-world examples of effective practices
  • Identifying key success factors and lessons learned

Module 18: Grant Management and Fundraising for Social Enterprises

  • Understanding the unique challenges and opportunities in grant management and fundraising for social enterprises
  • Strategies for aligning mission and funding goals
  • Leveraging social impact for fundraising success

Module 19: Grant Management in Government Agencies

  • Grant management processes and requirements in government agencies
  • Compliance with government grant regulations
  • Grant reporting and accountability in the public sector

Module 20: Grant Management and Fundraising for International NGOs

  • Grant management and fundraising considerations for international NGOs
  • Working with diverse donor groups and cultural sensitivities
  • Compliance with international funding regulations

Module 21: Fundraising Event Planning and Execution

  • Planning and organizing successful fundraising events
  • Event logistics and budgeting
  • Marketing and promotion strategies for fundraising events
  • Maximizing donor engagement at events

Module 22: Volunteer Management for Fundraising Activities

  • Recruiting and training volunteers for fundraising efforts
  • Volunteer engagement and retention strategies
  • Recognizing and rewarding volunteer contributions
  • Legal and ethical considerations in volunteer management

Module 23: Storytelling and Impact Communication

  • Harnessing the power of storytelling for fundraising
  • Crafting compelling narratives to inspire donors
  • Communicating impact and success stories effectively
  • Utilizing multimedia and digital platforms for storytelling

Module 24: Strategic Grant Management and Fundraising Planning

  • Developing a comprehensive grant management and fundraising plan
  • Setting goals, objectives, and timelines
  • Allocating resources and budgeting for fundraising activities
  • Monitoring and adjusting the plan for maximum impact

Module 25: Evaluation and Continuous Improvement of Grant Management and Fundraising Efforts

  • Measuring the effectiveness of grant management and fundraising activities
  • Feedback and learning loops for continuous improvement
  • Adapting strategies based on evaluation results
  • Reflecting on lessons learned and best practices

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031






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