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Time-Saving Templates: Where Grant Writing, Time, & Money Meet

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Do you understand the grant writing process but need some extra help crafting proposal templates? Would you love to learn how to streamline the grant writing process to save you time AND generate more money for your cause?

In this on-demand webinar we'll break down the narrative portion of grant proposals and teach you how to create a stellar template that you can use time and time again! You'll get lots of quick tips to make sure your narrative captures the donor’s interests, answers key questions, offer time-saving tips, and increases your chances for funding.

Take the guesswork out of grant writing and watch as we delve into the practice of creating timesaving templates!


  • Understand primary components of grant proposals
  • Develop a basic grant-writing tool kit to expedite your proposal writing process
  • Modify writing style to ensure that your proposal packs a punch
  • Identify and provide key information that donors are requesting in each grant section


Marie Palacios - Business Partner, Funding for Good
Marie Palacios, owner of MP ProConsult and principal business associate of Funding for Good, is a native of Morganton, NC. She began her non-profit experience as a volunteer while completing a community service project in college. During her freshman year at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Marie walked into a local non-profit to volunteer with children and never left the field! [Read Full Bio]

About the Author

A grant writing expert, executive and development coach, fundraising consultant, and national fundraising trainer, Mandy Pearce, launched Funding for Good, Inc. in 2009 to equip organizations with the skills and tools needed to become successful and sustainable. Mandy has taken her passion and expertise for fundraising to the development field and shared it with individuals and organizations for over 23 years through executive coaching, strategic and development planning, capital campaign planning, seminars, and specialized consulting programs. Mandy’s dynamic teaching style brings thousands of people annually to her presentations at conventions, trainings, and workshops, in person and online. Her business model is centered on her key values: honesty, efficiency, direct communication, and bringing dollars to local communities.

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