Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Welcome to the Board Development and Grant Writing Course

    • How to use this online course portal

    • Introduction to the Board Development and Grant Writing Course

    • Contents and Templates used in this Program

    • What is Board Development? AND What is Grant Writing?

    • Documents for your NPO to Have on Hand

    • How to Mobilize Your Board

    • Who Can Write Grants in your NPO?

    • TAKE ACTION Questions

  • 2

    Module 2: Identifying and Funding Your Programs

    • Start By Knowing your Destination

    • Your Cause, Your Purpose, Your Programs

    • Let's Create Your Funding Agenda and Find Grants

    • Let's Submit for your first 3 grants to get you Funded

    • Evaluate your NPO’s Grant Readiness

    • How to Approach Grant Proposals

    • Grant Proposal Formatting

    • Let's Create your Budgets for your NPO's Programs

    • Submitting Your Proposal

    • MORE GRANTS!

  • 3

    Module 3: Legal Responsibilities of your NPO

    • Let's Create and File your Legal Documents

    • Writing your By-Laws

    • Filing your 990 Taxes

    • Form 990 long form

    • Tax Exemption Acknowledgements for Donors

    • TAKE ACTION on Perpetual Funding, Community Engagement, and Documentation