How to Create a Case Statement For Funding Support: Templates & Methods to Develop a Case Statement

September 26, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PT | 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm ET

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

A fully developed case statement is crucial to a grant proposal, capital campaign, end-of-year campaign, or one-on-one donor solicitation. A case statement illustrates the work of a nonprofit. The core components of a case statement should serve as an inspiration to funders whether during a 1:1 solicitation or a grant application. Staff, board members, and volunteers can use information from a case statement to convey important information to the community, funders, foundations, and key stakeholders. Do you have an old case statement that needs to up be updated? Or have never created a case statement that makes grant writing a challenge? Join us for this workshop to review the core components of a case statement using a template provided and get started writing, updating, or revising your organization's case statement.

After writing, updating or revising your case statement comes the need for to find grants that align with your organization's mission and programs. We will cover different databases you can use to find grants and how you can also utilize your board members to help you build relationships with foundations. There will be opportunities for feedback, development, and writing in this workshop!

Who Should Attend?

Professionals, community leaders, staff and volunteers looking to create a case statement for funding support

What The Training Will Cover

CORE COMPONENTS OF A CASE STATEMENT 

  • Review core components of a case statement for funding support

  • Understand which components of a case statement can be used for the following funding requests: letter of inquiry to a foundation, grant proposal, donor or funder support request or an annual campaign

DEVELOPING A CASE STATEMENT  

  • Analyze a case statement template for practical use within your own organization

  • Develop, draft or revise key components of the case statement for use in a grant proposal or letter of inquiry

FINDING GRANTS AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH FUNDERS 

  • Review databases and websites to find grants

  • Understand how to leverage board members to build relationships with foundations and matching grants

  • How to build relationships with new foundations or maintain relationships with foundations even if your grant application has been rejected

Additional Information

All workshops are live & recorded. Registrants receive slides & recordings. It is best to attend live. If you miss the workshop, you can watch the recordings and reach out to the instructor with any questions.

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Premier Members

FREE

Members 

$50

Non-Members

$100

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at program@nonprofitlearninglab.org to receive $5 off per registration!

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We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate.

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