Volunteer WV
Volunteer WV

Grant Writing Training Is Back!


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Our two-day Grant Writing training is intended to help build new capacity for nonprofit organizations. This intensive, hands-on training will help aspiring and experienced grant writers approach grant writing with increased confidence. At the end of the training, participants will understand all the components of a grant application and have a new way of looking at what works in their organization and community. 

The workshop will help participants: 
  • Understand what funders are looking for in grant applications; 
  • Use a Program Planning Framework to develop grant proposals that tell a coherent and compelling story;
  • Infuse their strengths into proposals to develop strong, competitive applications
  • Understand how to find grant opportunities.​

Dates and Location
Volunteer West Virginia is delighted to offer this training on two upcoming dates. Participants may register for either:  
​April 28-29 or May 24-25. The training will be held at Saint John XXIII Pastori​al Center

Registration is $200 per person. This fee covers all materials plus lunch and breaks on both days. 

How to Register

Contact Moya Doneghy​, 304-558-0111.

About the Instructor
Alice Ruhnke is the founder and owner of The Grant Advantage, progressive, innovative consulting business devoted to helping nonprofit organizations unleash their strengths to embrace tomorrow’s opportunities. Located in Charleston, West Virginia, The Grant Advantage’s services include grant writing; funding searches; qualitative evaluation; capacity building assistance; and learning opportunities through trainings, workshops, webinars, and manuals. 

Alice has raised over $27 million writing federal, state, foundation, and corporate grants and has managed the sub-granting and monitoring of federal capacity-building funds to nonprofit organizations throughout West Virginia. If Alice is not at her computer writing, she can usually be found facilitating trainings for individuals and organizations. Alice is also the author of Mapping the Course: A Practical Approach to Grant Writing, a practical, step-by-step manual that walks through an entire grant proposal from start to finish. 

Contact Information

Moya Doneghy, Moya.Doneghy@wv.gov