Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.
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Development Training

The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission leads development workshops and one-hour webinars geared towards volunteer leadership (board members and advisors) and staff from nonprofit organizations interested in learning more about securing philanthropic support for their organization. The series is suited for large and small organizations from any discipline with limited development staff, and highlights best practices while facilitating dynamic group interactions to help attendees build and strengthen their fundraising "tool-kit" so they can more effectively and sustainably achieve their mission. Read presenter bios.

Upcoming workshops and webinars:

Grant Writing 3-Day Workshop: 

This 3-day grant writing workshop (one hour per day) is designed to help staff, board members, or volunteers with organizations of any size in developing a strong grant proposal. For those new to grant writing, it will provide an introduction to the application process, writing an LOI, structuring your proposal, and frequently asked application questions. For those more experienced with writing grants, the workshop will provide an opportunity for detailed feedback from presenters and peers. Each session will be held on Zoom. The link to attend, reading materials, and resources will be sent to registrants prior to the first date of the workshop.  We are planning for a small group so that the workshop is interactive. Limited registration available.

Date: December 7, 8, & 9
Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time
Platform: Zoom
Cost: $70 Early Bird through 11/26/21, $80 Regular Registration through 12/5/21.


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