Posted by Metis
Project Management, Training
About the course
The ability of development partners to implement their project interventions is dependent on their access to donor funding. Access to these funds requires submission of proposals for consideration by the potential donors. Project results should be effectively communicated and shared through good reports.
For sustainable and effective implementation of project interventions, it is essential that organizations have the capacity to design, write and deliver high quality project proposals and reports.This course aims to equip participants with skills in writing and presenting effective and successful proposals.
This course is aimed at managers, program/project coordinators and other project staff whose roles involve developing proposals for fundraising and report writing for their organization.
Introduction to Resource Mobilization
·Resource mobilization principles and practices
·Donor assessment and mapping
·Identifying funding opportunities
·Resource Mobilization Strategy
Overview of Proposal Writing
·Proposal writing in grants mobilization
·Understanding donors’ requirements
·Project Development and Proposal Writing
Project Development and Planning in Proposal Writing
·Needs Assessment including target population
·Project Goal and Objectives
·Project theory of change
·Design of project results using causal pathway
·Project logic model
·Project Activities;outputs and activities matrix
·Performance measurement framework
Project Monitoring and Evaluation
·Risk Response plan
Cross Cutting Issues in Proposal Writing
Submitting the Proposal
·Funding agency forms
·Packaging, politicking and refunding
·Submission, traditional and online
·Tips for final checks
·Proposal review criteria
·Proposal review process
Proposal and Report writing Best practices
·Common mistakes during proposal and report writing
·Tips for successful proposal and report writing
·Case studies of successful proposals and effective reports
This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.
Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: [email protected]
The training will be conducted at Devimpact Institute Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.
What you will learn
By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
· Understand different ways of resource mobilization
· Understand the principles of project development and proposal writing
· Organize the different components of a proposal in a logical flow
· Write an effective proposal according to donor’s requirements and guidelines
· Use of M&E frameworks in project design when developing a proposal
· Write good quality reports tailored to a target audience