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Virtual: Writing Compelling Grants with Erika Wright

October 25 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

This is a virtual, online workshop that will take place via Zoom.

We invite participants to bring their existing grant proposals. This is a chance to improve your current grant narratives.

Even if you’re just getting started and don’t have a current grant project, this workshop will still provide valuable insights and guidance!


Are you a nonprofit organization striving to make a positive impact in your community? Do you want to secure the funding needed to drive your mission forward? One of the most critical skills in the world of nonprofit fundraising is the ability to write persuasive and compelling grant narratives. Join us for the “Crafting Compelling Grant Narratives” workshop, designed to empower nonprofits in their quest for financial sustainability and programmatic success.

Workshop Overview:

In today’s competitive philanthropic landscape, the strength of your grant proposal can mean the difference between funding success and missed opportunities. Our workshop is tailored for beginners looking to learn what makes a compelling grant narrative and seasoned professionals seeking to refine their skills and elevate their proposals. It’s best to be already involved with an organization- most activities will be organizational-based.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The Fundamentals of Grant Writing
  • Elements of an Effective Narrative
  • Telling Your Story: Learn how to craft a narrative that resonates with funders, effectively communicates your organization’s mission, and showcases the real-world impact of your work.
  • Creating Your Elevator Pitch: Develop a concise and persuasive elevator pitch that encapsulates your organization’s mission, values, and impact, essential for grant writing and networking.
  • Good Grant Writing Tips

Who Should Attend:

Anyone involved with grant writing, whether you are a beginner wanting to learn what makes a good grant narrative or a more seasoned grant writer who wants to enhance their current narrative. It’s best to be already involved with an organization- most activities will be organizational-based.

Who is Erika Wright?

Erika Wright is a grant-writing powerhouse. She has10+ years of experience in grant writing and a proven track record in project management, strategic planning, and team leadership, she excels in securing funding for nonprofit organizations. Her expertise in crafting compelling grant proposals and her dedication to driving positive impact makes her a valuable asset in the grant-writing landscape

What is NorCAN?

The Northern California Association of Nonprofits (NorCAN) is a regional network of organizations and leaders connected in our dedication to strengthening our communities.

$20 – $30 $30 for a single ticket, $20/person if buying 2 or more tickets (group rate)

Scholarships are available. To apply for one, fill out the form below and email it to info@norcal-nonprofits.org.


(707) 725-3300

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