Upcoming Training


Proposal Writing Workshop is based on insights collected from the workshop participants and our partner organizations about the necessary skills needed by staff to write grant proposals. The training workshop is designed for beginning grant proposal writers and those who may want to perfect their writing skills in grant proposals.In the workshop you will experience seasoned Experts and Trainers with years of practical experience and loads of up-to-date information about the world of grants today. The workshop will provide the essential knowledge and skills grant writers need to become effective proposal writers. Participants will become familiar with the key components of a competitive and innovative grant proposal and a well-organized budget. The two days will be devoted to proposal writing exercises, Peer review Exchanges, Creating sample budgets, grant research and mock proposal review process that will help you understand the proposal from a grant maker’s perspective.

Method of Facilitation

Using group exercises, presentation, case studies, and use of templates from prominent donors such as USAID, Netherlands Embassy, Japan Embassy, Civil Society Fund, American Embassy and so many others

 Participants will be able to:

  • Develop an innovative proposal
  • Describe the basic sections of a proposal
  • Identify types of documents necessary to include with a proposal
  • Recognize common mistakes of proposal writers
  • Understand the proposal’s role in the fundraising process
  • Be prepared to create a comprehensive and competitive proposal package for institutional grant makers
  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to write effective proposals for your organization
  • Understand how to use budgeting tools and formats to meet funders’ requirements while providing an accurate representation of the full costs of your project
  • Be ready to approach funders with comprehensive information about their grant making interests and activities

 Intended audiences:

  • Grant seekers who want to have Proposal writing skills
  • Individuals who want to begin a career as a grant writer
  • Consultants who want to expand their services to include proposal writing and foundation research
  • Four month complimentary access to potential grants to your organization


  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Three comprehensive workbooks
  • Online access to course worksheets
  • Copies of Sample Proposal
  • Four month of complimentary access to potential grants

Dates for Workshop

23rd and 24th October 2015

 Venue: Ntinda Ministers Village

Fees for Attending the Workshop

  • Ugandans: 170,000 Ug. Shs ( 250,000 Ug. Shs for two people attending from one organization)
  • Non Ugandans: 68 Us dollars

In house Training

For organizations wishing to run a closed training at their own offices, costs are as follows:

  • Up to 12 attendees: 2, 900,000 Ug.Shs + Withholding Tax
  • Up to 20 attendees: 3,500,000 Ug .Shs  + Withholding Tax