Fellowship in Proposal and Grant Writing

Proposal and Grant Writing Fellowship


This fellowship is aimed at staff of non-profit organizations, development workers, government officials, researchers, consultants and knowledge workers in universities, institutes, government agencies, and corporate organizations, UN agency staff and policy planners who want to learn how to write effective RFPs and grant proposals.

The programme provides an understanding of and practice in RFPs and grant proposal writing for non-profits and foundations. The program is designed for both novice and experienced grant-seekers, it is a comprehensive, hands-on training that covers researching funding sources and writing award winning proposals.

Further, the programme will teach you how to use a standard proposal writing format, the most widely used in the development sector. Fellows will leave this programme with new skills and the ability to apply those skills to the needs of their own organization and community.

This programme is delivered in English only. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply to this programme.

Who Should Attend

  • Entry and mid-level professionals in the humanitarian and development sector from developing and developed countries.
  • Grant seekers from underserved communities and fragile political space.
  • Individuals with a technical background interested in improving their knowledge and skills.
  • Individuals with no technical background interested in becoming grant writers in the development sector.
  • Postgraduate students of peace and conflict studies, disaster management, gender and development and other fields of humanities.

Benefits

  • Gain extensive knowledge of proposal and grant writing delivered by experienced practitioners drawn from a variety of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), consultancies and academic institutions.
  • Become proficient in writing techniques from a practical point of view.
  • Confirms mastery of skillset and industry principles and best practices.
  • Boost your career confidence and expand your professional network.
  • Receive the IDR authorized certificate of proposal and grant writing.

Programme/Tasks

  • A First Look at Global Development
  • Poverty Assessment Tools
  • Career Paths in Global Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Templates for Development Workers
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Programme Implementation
  • Communication for Development
  • A First Look at Request for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Researching RFPs
  • Developing the RFP Document
  • Understanding the Scoring Matrix
  • A First Look at Grant Proposals
  • Researching Funding Sources
  • Planning to Write Your Grant Proposal
  • Researching Your Grant Proposal
  • Writing a Winning Proposal
  • Following Up on Your Grant Proposal

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why the proposal and grant writing programme?

This proposal writing course teaches participants how to plan and write a proposal that wins business. It explains the most efficient process to plan and organize a proposal. It also explains how to hone language and tone to make your product or solution compelling to the client. This is a practicum course. During the course, you will plan and write an actual work proposal with instructor review and guidance of incremental steps. The course also includes a final coaching session to review your final proposal and ensure future proposals are strong.

What is the mode of this fellowship programme?

Fellows will be in the network of IDR and will be able to make original contributions to our programmes and thematic areas. They will continue to work or study in their current positions and various locations, but will interact with IDR as a part of the Fellowship.

Do I need to have experience in the development sector?

No prior experience is required. This fellowship is aimed at staff of non-profit organizations, development workers, government officials, researchers, consultants and knowledge workers in universities, institutes, government agencies, and corporate organizations, UN agency staff and policy planners who want to learn how to write effective RFPs and grant proposals.

What are the important dates in this programme?

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Application opens

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Application closes

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Notification of successful applicants

September 5, 2022 – September 18, 2022:
• Batch enrollment of fellows on Microsoft Teams
• Creation of LinkedIn profile
• Familiarity tour of co-fellows

September 19, 2022:
Commencement of remote fellowship activities

October 21, 2022:
End of programme and issuance of certificate of fellowship

How is this programme funded?

This development programme is a sole initiative of Dataville Research LLC and and does not receive any external funding for any of its activities. Hence, as a matter of policy, selected participants will be required to pay NGN 5000 training fee.

Further enquires?

For further enquiries, please send a mail to rfp@datavillegroup.com. Our Support Team typically respond within 1-3 hours.