Training on Resource Mobilization and Proposal Writing

Fundraising, Training

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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. 

Target Participants

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.

Course duration


7 Days


5 Days

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

What you will learn

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Resource Mobilization
  • Resource Mobilization Planning
  • Overview of Proposal Writing
  • Components of a Project Proposal
  • Project Rationale
  • Project Overview
  • Project Design
  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • Cross Cutting Issues in Proposal Writing
  • Budget Development
  • Organization Capacity
  • Submitting the Proposal
  • Proposal Review
  • Proposal and Report writing Best practices

Training Approach

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.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as a tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: [email protected]