Grant Writing 101: How to Write a Winning Proposal

Learning to write a grant is a great way to build your resume and learn valuable skills. If you work for a nonprofit organization that needs funding, learning how to write an effective grant makes you a valuable member of the team and helps your organization grow.

This workshop will specifically cover three main learning objectives:

  • Grant Writing Basics
  • How to Write a Grant Proposal
  • Searching for Funding.

This workshop will also include discussion about grant writing myths, jargon to avoid, eight steps to developing an effective proposal, where to seek funding and how to stay in the know about government and foundation funding opportunities. This workshop is for anyone looking to write a grant, whether for a nonprofit organization or as a freelancer.


Date: Friday, October 25, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 p.m. 

Price: $125 for general public, $95 OzSBI members

Location: OzSBI Conference Room

Register: Click Here

Deadline to register: Wednesday, October 23, at 2 p.m. 

To reserve your seat in this workshop, payment must be received in advance of the workshop. OzSBI does not reimburse for canceled workshops; instead, you will receive credit in the amount of the workshop cost. The credit can be applied towards other workshops or events during the same year. It will become a donation to OzSBI if not used by December 31st, 2019. 


Facilitated by: 


Heather Fisher 

This workshop is taught by Heather Fisher, Executive Director of the Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI).  Before working for OzSBI, Heather operated her own grant writing business, Heartland Strategies, for 10 years. Heather has successfully written grant proposals for community groups, nonprofit organizations and government entities, and has been awarded over $3 million in grant funds. Heather will be sharing her process for writing a winning proposal and the pitfalls to avoid.  

Date of Event: 
Oct 25 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm