Your mission, in this STEP-BY-STEp program, is to optimize your organization for success, write your next (or first) grant, & Build A System for consistent funds!
STORY-BASED GRANT WRITING
Walk away with a finished grant - from start to finish - through the first 8 weeks... then go on to become a proficient grant writer!
Create a simple strategy for the consistent funds you need for a mission you believe in, whether it's your own or someone else's.
Win more of the grants you write... Using the same process I've use to raise over $130 Million with grants.
Has every checklist, template, guide, and resource you need to prepare your grant from scratch.
Includes a PRIVATE Group with other fundraisers just like you.
Weekly live coaching with all the support you need to be successful.
FACTS ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
What is it?
This is a step-by-step 8 week program for optimizing your organization, effectively writing your next (or first) grant, & building a system for consistent funds month after month!
Who needs it?
This is perfect for any non-profit who wants to meet & exceed their funding goals every month without added stress by creating a grant writing strategy & writing better grants that get funded.
How does it work?
Once you enroll, the program will start the Monday after you sign up. You'll get lifetime access to a Private Member's Area where new videos drop every Monday of the 8 weeks. Then, as a BONUS, you'll get access to a Private Mastermind Group and LIVE Q&A coaching calls every Tuesday & Friday @ 10 am (central) for 3 months.
Where does it take place?
This program is a virtual program delivered through a Private Member's Area & includes a year of access to a Private Facebook Group and weekly coaching calls. It starts on the Monday after you sign up. After the 8 weeks of the program, you'll still have lifetime access to in the Private Member's Area with any updates to the training being automatically added.
Will it work for me?
If you commit to the step-by-step process and use the resources available to you, you'll be able to successfully write your next (or first) grant and have a system for meeting & exceeding your fundraising goals for years go come. Plus, since you have lifetime access, you can go through the program as quickly or slowly as you like... and as often as needed!
Why does it exist?
We created this because we realized that other programs just provide "principles" of grant writing instead of taking you step-by-step through writing an actual grant. Plus, there is nothing out there that provides the level of support we do to ensure your success through the weekly coaching calls and the Private Mastermind Group.
TRAINING PROGRAM OUTLINE:
In the program, you'll go through the following 8 modules of training... with one module released weekly throughout the 8 weeks of the program.
MODULE 1 - Prepare To Write!
MODULE 2 - Make Your Organization Shine
In module 2, we start the actual writing process by making your organization shine in the eyes of the funder. You’ll start describing your organization in a way that highlights how awesome you are.
MODULE 3 - Describe Your Project
Once the funder is sold on your organization, it's time to introduce them to the project you're looking for them to fund.
MODULE 4 - Clarify Your Project Details
After introducing your project goals & objections, it's time to show the funder all of the details of how you intend to reach each of your goals and objections.
MODULE 5 - Grant Budget & Finishing Details
Now that your project has been defined and detailed, it's time to finish the other little details of the grant and get it submitted.
MODULE 6 - Optimizing Your Grant
Once you've written your first draft of your grant, now it's time to go through it to review it and finish anything that needs to be finished.
In this module, you'll have time to complete the details of the grant that you've been writing over the past couple weeks and make it as solid as possible.
See this week as a "catch-up" week to ensure you're doing everything right.
MODULE 7 - Building The Grant Writing System
Once you have your grant written, now it's time to prepare yourself and set everything up to write your next grants for consistent funds.
MODULE 8 - Final Grant Review
By now, you've effectively written a grant and have a system in place to continue to write grants for consistent funds, month after month!
In this final module, you'll get to submit your grant to us for our team to review for you and give you feedback.
This is part of the First Grant Review Bonus rewarding you for completing your grant in the 8 weeks of this program!
WHAT'S INCLUDED WHEN YOU SIGN UP:
The Complete Story-Based Grants Program:
Over an 8-week period you'll go through every step it takes to write a winning grant from start to finish & set up a strategy for consistent funds month after month.
"Fill-in-the-blanks" Worksheets, Checklists & Templates:
Get access to every guide, checklist & template you need to write winning grants... including the exact checklists & processes I personally have used to fund over $130 Million through grants.
Lifetime Access & Updates:
This program is always improving and growing with every student's feedback. Not only do you get lifetime access to go through the training as often as you like, but you'll get automatic access to all updates and future bonuses that will be added!
Completion BONUS: First Grant Review
Follow the steps and complete your first (or next) grant within the 8 weeks of the program, and my team will personally review & provide feedback on your grant to ensure a higher funding rate. ($1,500 Value)
* To be in good standing for the grant review bonus, you must be have completed all of the training videos, done the action steps & have filled out each Module's feedback form.
3 Months Access To Private Mastermind:
You'll get access to a PRIVATE member's ONLY Facebook Group where you get to collaborate with other students, cheer each other on, and resolve any issues! ($497 Value)
3 Months Access To Weekly Q&A Coaching Sessions:
Every week for a year, you'll be able to sit down in 2 weekly virtual group coaching calls with an expert that will answer your questions and coach you through any problem to ensure your success! ($1,500 Value)
Grant Research Deep Dive:
Don't know how to find the right grants to apply for? In this bonus class, we'll take an in-depth look at how to find the right grants for you so you don't waste time applying for the wrong grants. ($497 Value)
Grant Budgets Deep Dive:
Not sure how to create a rock-solid budget that will work best for you and not deter funders? In this bonus class, we'll take an in-depth look at how to create a budget that makes sense for everyone involved. ($497 Value)
The Funders Series:
Want to know exactly what a funder is looking for? In this interview series with actual funders, you'll find out exactly what they're looking for and what they don't want to see. ($1,500 Value)
TOTAL VALUE: $10,991
ONLY $597 or 4 Installments of $167
The "EASE OF MIND" Guarantee
Have you ever been convinced on something and then changed your mind because it simply wasn't the right fit for you?
Well, to put your mind at ease with this program, I decided to let you have the option of trying this program out risk free.
So, within 15 days of the start of the program (starts the Monday after you sign up), if for any reason (or none at all) you choose to not continue with the program, simply email [email protected] and we'll give you a FULL refund.
NO QUESTIONS ASKED...
This means, you can buy now, go through the first 2 weeks, decide it's not for you, and get a full refund! It's that simple...
Ready to Get Started? Choose Your Option.
Are you ready for predictable funds month after month? When you join the Story-Based Grant Writing Program today you'll develop the needed skills to finding 'perfect-fit' funders, writing highly persuasive grants, and creating a system for consistent results! Choose your option below.
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NOTE: BASIC does not include the Grant Review Bonus, the Grant Research Deep Dive, the Grant Budget Deep Dive, or the Funders Series.
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Using this same experience and success, I want to partner with you to help you write grants that get funded through the Story-Based Grants program.
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