Persuasive Writing for Grantmakers
March 19, 2020 @ 1:00 PM – March 20, 2020 @ 6:00 PM
Presented by The Grantmaking School
Whether preparing a grant recommendation for the board, developing a strategy document to share with stakeholders, or drafting blog posts, writing persuasively is an essential component of a grantmaker’s role.
This day-and-a-half, interactive, group coaching workshop focuses on sharpening the analytical skills that are the basis for good writing and can be tailored to different audiences and written grantmaking products.
As a member of this workshop cohort, you will be able to bring your own writing samples and put new skills into practice with the Johnson Center’s grantmaking experts, with additional time to focus on your foundation’s unique requirements.
What you’ll learn in this course:
- How to strengthen your analytical skills to inform your writing
- How to tailor your written work for use in different products
- How to write persuasively for different internal and external audiences
Instructors:Teri Behrens and Steve Wilson
Individual Registration: $625
TGS Alumni / Group Registrations: $575 per participant
Course runs 9 AM–4 PM on Thursday, March 19, and 9 AM–2 PM on Friday, March 20. Breakfast and lunch are included both days. Deadline to register is Thursday, March 12.