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ACDS & CFAAC - Nonprofit Grant Writing & Fundraising Readiness (In-Person)



Anne Arundel Community Development Services (ACDS) and the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) invite nonprofit board, staff, and volunteers to attend Workshop #1 Grant Writing and Fundraising Readiness workshop.

Beginning with a review of the key resources your organization needs to have/put in place for successful fundraising efforts and an easy-to-follow framework for creating a resource development/fundraising plan to achieve your annual fundraising goals, this session will provide an in-depth review of the key elements of a basic grant proposal and guidance on developing a grant template for responding to future grant opportunities. The in-person event includes a networking boxed lunch from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, followed by the workshop from 1 to 4 pm. 

This event is open to the public and is $25* for the in-person workshop and includes a boxed lunch. (Please email if you have any dietary requirements.) Parking is free. 
In-person workshops are limited to 30 people. Workshop registration is limited to 2 participants per organization. 

This event is SOLD OUT. See the button below to register for the waitlist.  The free virtual version of this workshop on Wednesday, April 26th is also SOLD OUT.

*Scholarships are available for nonprofits who want to attend in person but need financial assistance.

More Information Coming Soon.

With generous support from the Anne Arundel County's Office of the County Executive, ACDS and CFAAC are presenting a series of five nonprofit skills workshops designed to help nonprofits gain the knowledge they need to sustain and grow their organizations. Each workshop is offered twice — once in-person and once virtual.  The workshops include Grant Writing and Fundraising Readiness; Program Outcomes and Evaluation; Succession Planning; Nonprofit Organizational Financial Management; and Leadership Mindset: Leading Teams with Intentionality Around Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. All five in-person workshops will also be offered as a virtual workshop the week after the original in-person workshop. 

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Register For Waitlist

April 21, 2023

Location | Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library - 1410 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401
Time | 11:30am to 4:00pm

April 21 - 11:30AM


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