Empowering the Next Generation of Change Makers.

Key Details

Date: 15th – 18th July 2024
Course Fee: $ 700
Venue: Meridian Hotel, Nairobi.


The “Grants and Fundraising Onsite Training Workshop” addresses the pressing need for effective fundraising and grant acquisition skills among organizations and individuals in various sectors. Developed by leading experts in the field, this workshop has been successfully conducted for numerous participants, enhancing their ability to secure essential funding for their projects. Over the years, the workshop has continuously updated its content to reflect the latest trends and best practices in grants and fundraising.

Course Objectives

  • Understand Grant Writing Fundamentals: Gain a thorough understanding of the principles and components of successful grant writing.
  • Develop Effective Fundraising Strategies: Learn to design and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies tailored to various funding sources.
  • Enhance Proposal Writing Skills: Improve the ability to write clear, persuasive, and impactful proposals.
  • Master Donor Engagement Techniques: Acquire techniques for engaging and retaining donors to ensure sustainable funding.
  • Apply Practical Tools and Techniques: Utilize practical tools, templates, and strategies to streamline grant writing and fundraising processes.


Course Brief

Introduction to Grants and Fundraising

Welcome and introductions

Overview of the grants and fundraising landscape

Importance of effective grants and fundraising for project success

Key elements of successful grant proposals

Group discussions and case studies


Research and Planning

Identifying potential funders and grant opportunities

Conducting thorough needs assessments

Defining clear project goals and objectives

Developing a comprehensive project plan and timeline

Practical exercises in funder research and planning


Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Structuring a grant proposal: Sections and content

Crafting a compelling and persuasive narrative

Writing clear and measurable objectives and outcomes

Developing a detailed budget and financial plan

Peer review and feedback sessions on proposal drafts


Fundraising Techniques and Strategies

Exploring various fundraising methods (grants, donations, events, etc.)

Building and nurturing relationships with donors

Leveraging social media and digital platforms for fundraising

Strategies for donor engagement, retention, and stewardship

Hands-on activities and real-world fundraising simulations


Presenting and Submitting Proposals

Designing effective presentations for funders

Mastering pitching techniques and storytelling

Finalizing and polishing grant proposals

Submitting proposals and following up with funders

Evaluating proposal outcomes and incorporating feedback

Workshop wrap-up, action planning, and feedback session

This 5-day onsite training workshop offers a comprehensive and immersive learning experience, equipping participants with the critical skills and knowledge needed to excel in grants and fundraising.

To register for the course, contact:

The Director of Admissions
Strategia, Netherlands
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Tel: +31 616950 384

Email: workshops@strategianetherlands.nl