Grants are central to a comprehensive fundraising plan, and so is grant management. Identify the right foundations, study their guidelines and write a compelling proposal - either on paper or online. Ensure that you manage the grant properly and conclude with a thorough report that can help your grant funding continue. 

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This program is designed for United Way professionals of all fundraising skill levels seeking to start, strengthen or reinvigorate their grant fundraising.

Standard participant registration cost for this program is $715.

Early Bird Discount
Register 6+ weeks in advance to receive a $100 discount.

Multiple Participant Discount
Every additional participant from your United Way received a discount of $125.

Flexible Credit Eligible
This course is eligible for flexible credit use! Check out the flexible credit policy (United Way Online access required) for details about flexible credits. 

Note: only one discount may be applie to an individuals' registration.


This virtual, live-delivery program takes place over four sessions. Each is from 2:00 to 5:00 pm Eastern Time to accommodate most of our United Way colleagues around our worldwide Network.

The program is: 
Monday, July 17, 2 to 5 pm ET
Wednesday, July 19, 2 to 5 pm ET
Monday, July 24, 2 to 5 pm ET
Thursday, July 27, 2 to 5 pm ET


  • Research funding priorities of corporations and foundations to match with project/program goals.
  • Create successful written and digital proposal packages.
  • Track progress toward project goals.
  • Steward the granting organization in the most meaningful ways.
  • Report the results of the project internally, externally, and back to the funder. 
  • Track and manage multiple funders, timelines, and proposals


You may be eligible to receive 12 points/hours from the Certified Fund Raising Executive International (CFRE) (subject to approval and change by CFRE).