Helping nonprofit leaders do better at doing good

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cal Lutheran - Oxnard Center
2201 Outlet Center Dr.

Individual Members: $75
Organizational Members: No Additional Fee
Non-Members: $90


About this event

Perfect for the first-time grant writer or those interested in brushing up on the fundamentals, this introductory workshop provides an overview of the art of proposal writing. Through rich discussion and select hands-on writing exercises, workshop attendees will explore the basics of writing a winning proposal. Topics include: how proposals relate to strategic planning and program planning, grant research, grant writing terminology and basic components of a proposal.

Come prepared to write! Please bring copies of your organization’s mission statement, project descriptions, and background materials. Please also bring paper and pen/pencil or a laptop.

(Light lunch provided)

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Katie Deutschman

In 2001, Katie founded Turtle Type, Inc., a fundraising consulting firm that focuses on taking time to understand clients’ needs and find effective solutions to meet advancement goals. Turtle Type, Inc. has served large and small nonprofits and government agencies including school districts, social service agencies, art and cultural agencies, and nonprofits that provide environmental, educational, and youth services. Katie works to generate contributed revenue for programs, capital campaigns, annual campaigns, grant programs, and major donor campaigns. Katie serves on the faculty at the California Lutheran University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership, chairs the Saint Mary Magdalen School Consultative Board and Development Committee, and is a member of the Livingston Memorial Foundation Board.  

Katie successfully completed the course of study for an Honors English Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of San Diego in 1998.  A native of Ventura County, she resides in Camarillo with her husband and children.