Proposal Writing

  • 23 Aug 2011
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Farmers Insurance Hawaii, Inc., 500 Ala Moana Blvd. (Restaurant Row), Tower 6 (above Ruths Chris Steak House), 4th Floor, Training Room
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Proposal Writing: 
An Interactive Exploration of Grant-Seeking from Hawaii's Trusts and Foundations*

Sponsored by Hawaii Insurance Consultants, Part of the Farmers Insurance Hawaii Family of Companies


This workshop will:

Introduce you to basic techniques in researching grants, enhance your skills in proposal writing for foundation funding and give you hands-on experience in preparing and reviewing a proposal.

You will learn:

The history of foundations in Hawaii and current trends in  philanthropic giving (local and national)

Strategies for finding the fit with funders

How to put together your proposal and proposal package

Criteria funders employ when evaluating proposals*

* Most foundations require applicants to be IRS 501(c)3 tax-exempt. Therefore, the focus of this workshop is 501(c)3 nonprofit proposals.

Pre-Workshop requirement:

There are two reading assignments: Happy Hale and Prosperous Foundation. Due to time constraints at the workshop, participants MUST read this material prior to the workshop. Both assignments will provided to participants in advance.


Lily Bloom Domingo is the principal of CommUnity Works, LLC. She is the former chief operating officer and director of Training and Consulting Services at the Hawai`i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations.

Jennifer Cornish Creed is director of Member & Professional Development at the Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations.

Lily and Jennifer have conducted numerous workshops in proposal writing, board governance and outcomes design, and provided consulting services to nonprofit and government agencies in strategic planning and outcomes implementation.

Event Details:

When: Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

What’s included:
Material, morning refreshments and lunch

Registration deadline: Friday, August 19

Cancellation Policy:  Registration may be transferred to another person but fee will not be refunded. Mahalo for your understanding!





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