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Kirk's Consulting Services, LLC Will Host a Series of Comprehensive Grant Proposal Development and Readiness Workshops in Southwest Florida

Kirk's Consulting Services of Fort Myers, FL will offer a comprehensive summer series of grant proposal development and grant funding research workshops for community and faith-based organizations and the general public in Southwest Florida. These workshops will teach specific skills needed to find and successfully secure grant funding, and will educate and empower staff and volunteers to aid in improving their organizations and communities likelihood of success.

Kirk's Consulting Services, LLC Will Host a Series of Comprehensive Grant Proposal Development and Readiness Workshops in Southwest Florida
Fort Myers, FL, April 30, 2014 --( Kirk’s Consulting Services will hold two (2) one-day Introduction to Grant Proposal Writing & Funding Research Workshops on June 4th, 2014 and July 22nd, 2014 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm on each day for nonprofit organizations, public entities, and the general public. The event, which will be held at MainStay Inn & Suites, 9200 College Parkway, in beautiful Fort Myers, Florida. Kirk’s Consulting Services will also host two (2) four-day Grant Proposal Development 101 Workshops, which will include one full day of grant funding research techniques on June 16th-June 19th and July 14th-July 17th 2014 at the same location. These workshops are specifically designed for nonprofit organizations in need of starting new funds development initiatives, those organizations and groups in need of enhancing existing organizational funds development activities or for nonprofit staff and volunteers interested in expanding their grants development skillsets.

Nikki Kirk, Freelance Grant Proposal Writer and federal grants reviewer said, “Funders have raised the bar in selecting and awarding grants to high-quality programs and projects. Because there are fewer unrestricted funds available to charities to hire full-time development staff, and limited capacity-building funding opportunities for the nonprofit community as a whole, it’s become more important than ever to teach community-based and public service organizational staff, volunteers, and board members how to properly develop, write, and submit successful grant proposals. Many funds development personnel don’t speak and understand the various funding resources languages. Kirk’s Consulting Services break down those barriers. We have written successful grant proposals, and we have made decisions regarding grant application worthiness at some of the highest-levels of government for a number of federal agencies.”

During the one-day Introduction to Grant Proposal Writing & Funding Research Workshop events, attendees will learn the foundational frameworks of grant readiness, understanding request for proposals (RFP’s), funding opportunity announcements (FOA’s) and notice of announcements (NOA’s), the differences between fundraising and grant writing, and basic grant proposal development. The cost for this one-day workshop is $100 for early registrants, $150 for all others and includes workshop materials. During the interactive four-day Grant Proposal Development 101 workshops in sunny Fort Myers, FL, attendees will learn on Day 1 how to prepare for success, understanding the application processes (federal, state, corporate, and foundation), and comprehensively defining problems. On Day 2, attendees will learn how to develop program strategies, goals and objectives, and designing evaluations. On Day 3 attendees will learn how to build budgets, proper writing styles, pre-submission closing out/finishing touches, and receive guidance on post application follow-through. Day 4 is dedicated to teaching attendees on how to search for federal, corporate, and foundation grant funding opportunities, comprehending funder guidelines, matching funding opportunities to charity missions, and learning how to develop a system for grant funding searches.

The cost for this four-day workshop is $525 per person for early registrants, and $625 for all others and includes all materials. Attendees are asked to bring a laptop, notebook, or tablet with Wi-Fi capabilities to ensure participation in all interactive workshop activities. Join Kirk’s Consulting Services in beautiful Fort Myers, Florida for these invaluable grant proposal development training opportunities. Learn near some of the nation’s most beautiful beaches, world-renowned outdoor sporting, some of the best seafood and dining in America, and numerous shopping outlets.

To register for this event, go to the Kirk’s Consulting Services website at: , or email Nikki Kirk, Workshop Presenter, at
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