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      December 7, 2020

      Monday   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

      Tea Spot
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Resource Mobilization and Proposal Writing Course

      Introduction

      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.


      Who should attend
      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
      5 Days

      Course Objectives

      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



      Course Content

      Introduction to Resource Mobilization

      Resource mobilization principles and practices
      Resource mobilization approaches
      Proposal and grants application
      Fundraising
      Business Plans
      Current funding environment for non-profit organizations

      Resource Mobilization Planning

      Strategic plan and resource mobilization
      Resource mobilization strategy
      Resource mobilization action plan

      Overview of Proposal Writing

      Proposal writing in grants mobilization
      Understanding donors’ requirements
      Proposal formats
      Project development and proposal Writing

      Components of a Project Proposal

      Project Rationale

      Project Background
      Needs Assessment including target population
      Project Justification

      Project Overview

      Project Goal and Objectives
      Project Beneficiaries
      Critical Assumptions
      Project Strategies

      Project Design

      Project theory of change
      Design of project results using causal pathway
      Project Activities; outputs and activities matrix
      Logical framework
      Performance measurement framework

      Project Monitoring and Evaluation

      Monitoring plan
      Evaluation plan

      Risk Management

      Risk Matrix
      Risk Response plan

      Project Management

      Project organogram
      Project Coordination
      Partners responsibilities

      Cross Cutting Issues in Proposal Writing

      Gender Mainstreaming
      Governance
      Environmental Sustainability
      Human Rights

      Budget Development

      Detailed budget
      Cost Sharing
      Summary budget

      Organization Capacity

      Organization profile
      Organization Capacity
      Relevant experience

      Submitting the Proposal

      Funding agency forms
      Packaging, politicking and refunding
      Submission, traditional and online
      Tips for final checks

      Proposal Review

      Proposal review criteria
      Proposal review process
      Grant agreement

      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

      Training Approach

      This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.

      Tailor-Made Course

      This course can also be tailor-made to meet organization requirement. For further inquiries, please contact us on: Email: training@upskilldevelopment.com Tel: +254 721 331 808

      Cost: Payment required - For only USD 600

      Categories: Education

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