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RACHAEL CRANE currently resides in Arcola, IL where she works as a freelance grant writer for school districts, municipalities and other not-for-profits. She formerly worked as the Executive Director of the Arcola Chamber of Commerce where she worked with the local convention and visitor's bureau to complete a four-community cooperative grant through the Illinois Bureau of Tourism. She most recently became an instructor for three grant writing classes at Parkland Business Training and Community Education Center. Rachael is involved in volunteerism in the Arcola school district and other community activities. She has a BA in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois.

 

Grant Writing

Introduction to the World of Grant Writing

Discover the basics or deepen your understanding of grant development with Rachael Crane. Individuals and employees of nonprofits and small businesses will gain a sense of the entire grant proposal process and how to effectively get the attention - and the funding - of grant makers.

Wed Mar 4
WBT 747-001Z
Fee: $99

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6 - 9pm
Deadline: Feb 26

 

Grant Writing: Project Planning Needs Statements

Let Rachael Crane help sharpen your skills in the language of grant seeking.  Individuals and nonprofit or small business representatives will learn how to clarify and communicate goals, objectives, and outcomes in a proposal that gets your project noticed - and funded. Bring project ideas to develop in class.

Recommended: Introduction to the World of Grant Writing.

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Grant Writing: Budgets, Evaluations, and Reporting

Learn to anticipate and develop funding needs into a clear budget, as well as plan for effective evaluation and reporting processes that will inspire funders' confidence with Rachael Crane. Bring project ideas to develop in class.  

Recommended: Introduction to the World of Grant Writing.

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Grant Writing & Proposal Development for Non-Profits

Gain an understanding of the entire grant proposal process and the basics needed to turn a non-profit program into or a for-profit enterprise in to a proposal for funding with Kathy Young.  Learn how to find the right grant opportunity for your idea, write a strong proposal that gets your proposal noticed, design program descriptions and budget justifications, and share outcomes and develop strong relationships with funders.  Some homework is required.

Recommended: Basic computer skills.

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