Introduction to Proposal Writing
with Ellen Jacks

Thursday, 13 Oct 2016, 04:59PM

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of writing a proposal for your nonprofit organization. Topics in this introductory overview to the proposal writing process includes: key components of a proposal, proposal packaging, contacting the funder, and follow-up. While this workshop is focused on writing a proposal to a foundation, there are many components that can be transferred to other funder types.

Session Details


Key takeaways include common sections in grant proposals, developing a grant writing team, and how to utilize key stakeholders to facilitate connections with potential funders.

Target Audience

Small Organizations

Presenters / Panelists

Ellen Jacks

Grants and Reference Librarian, UW-Madison's Memorial Library

Ellen Jacks works at the Grants and Reference Library at Memorial Library (UW-Madison). She manage the Grants Information Collection. Ellen has her Masters in Music in Ethnomusicology (2005) and  a Masters in Library Science in 2011 (both from UW-Madison). She has taught Introduction to Information Literacy and Research at Bryant &… ( see more )

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