December 31, 2009

Learn how to raise money for a playground

Want to learn the nuts and bolts of how to raise money for a playground build? How about an overview of the planning and building process? Our online training sessions are just what the doctor ordered!

All you need is a computer with an Internet connection to participate. And oh yeah...they're free, too! 

If you can't attend a live session, we also have lots of on-demand training sessions you can enjoy.

Here are the upcoming live training sessions we've got planned for January:

KaBOOM! Community Build Road Map
Jan. 7, 3:00 p.m. Eastern time
Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Employ an eight step guide to planning a community led project
  • Use an Asset-Based approach to community projects
  • Identify and activate committees essential to success

Fundraising 101
Jan. 14, 3:00 p.m. Eastern time
Participants will learn about:

  • Individual giving approaches 
  • Acquiring corporate and business sponsorships
  • Grant proposal recommendations 
  • Special events and more resources

Grant Writing 101
Jan. 19, 3:15 p.m. Eastern time
Learn to:

  • Identify the three primary grant maker types
  • Locate grant opportunities 
  • Prepare succinct yet compelling grant proposals

Making the Ask: Getting Business Sponsorships
Jan. 26, 3:00 p.m. Eastern time

  • How to craft and perfect your "ask" of businesses and corporations
  • To identify the ten steps to securing a business sponsorship 
  • The most common errors made when seeking sponsorship


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