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Project Design, Proposal Writing and Fundraising Training (9th- 13th January 2017, Nairobi Kenya)

The training is expected to help participants understand the need for projects in development, appreciate the phases in project management, develop a practical project idea and write comprehensive project proposal. It will also equip participants to come up with possible project funding sources, liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and develop fundraising initiatives.
Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to:
• Understand the need for projects in development
• Appreciate the phases in project management
• Development a practical project idea and comprehensive project proposal
• Come up with possible project funding sources
• Liaise with stakeholders in project idea initiation and fundraising initiatives
The training is targeted to: Officers involved in development work, Community leaders, Policy makers, Project Managers and Donors and project sponsors among other development actors.
5 Days
Day 1:
• Management principles and practices
• Project Definition
• The role of projects in development
• Detailed description of project structure and activities.
• Basics of project management phases
• Project design
• Project time line
Day 2:
• Project evaluation
• Relevance of project phases in proposal writing and formulation
• The sections of a standard project/grant proposal:
• Assessing institutional capabilities
• Model for proposal development
• Techniques for writing winning proposals
• Problem/need assessment
Day 3:
• Gathering background information
• Defining the approach
• Why proposals get rejected
• Writing the statement of need
• Writing procedures
• Preparing the budget
• Submission
Day 4:
• Setting fundraising goals
• Developing a fundraising plan
• Developing fundraising plan calendar
• Connecting organization/programs to funder interests
• Developing fundraising strategies
• Mobilizing non profit boards to fundraise
• Evaluating funding prospects
Day 5:
• Choosing funding partners
• Approaching individual donors and institutional funders
• Fostering strong working relationships with grant makers
• New trends in grant making
• Grant-maker decision-making process
• Staff roles in fundraising efforts
• Action planning

The Training Event fee is USD $1050, this caters for facilitation, refreshments and lunch for the entire training period. Accommodation can be arranged on request at an extra cost.
To registers for this event, Visit our website and click on the “individual registration”, fill in the details and click “Process Registration”

Organisation Versed Professional Services

Country: Kenya