Hospital association offers grant-writing workshop

Hospital association offers grant-writing workshop

By Iowa Hospital Association|
|January 21, 2023

A hands-on grant-writing workshop offered by the Iowa Hospital Association will walk participants through aspects of the grant-development process, from identifying grant-fundable projects to finding project funding and identifying funders likely to support a project.

The workshop is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Iowa Hospital Association Conference Center, 100 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines.

Workshop topics covered include:

  • Developing a project plan and outlining an evaluation strategy.
  • Presenting a budget, budget narrative and other parts of the application.
  • Writing a project needs statement
  • Writing and planning tips to help present a project.

Attendees must bring an idea for a grant project and a laptop computer. Everyone will write parts of a grant application, which the group will review. At the end of this session, participants will have drafted parts of a grant application they can finalize and submit.

The workshop is intended for:

  • Foundation staff.
  • Grants management/financial support staff.
  • Hospital board or foundation board members.
  • Human resources staff.
  • Public or private grant application staff.

The workshop is led by M. Linda Wastyn, Ph.D., CFRE, GPC. Dr. Wastyn has 35 years of grant-development experience. Her business, Wastyn and Associates, provides grant development, fundraising consultation, strategic planning facilitation, and board and leadership development to nonprofits. Dr. Wastyn is a certified grant professional, a certified fundraising executive, an approved trainer for the Grant Professionals Association and certified by BoardSource in nonprofit board consulting.

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