Serving Nonprofits. Strengthening West Virginia.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

CANCELED: Grant Writing Training from Volunteer WV *Discount for WVNPA Members* (South Charleston)

April 30 @ 9:00 am - May 1 @ 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

This two-day Grant Writing training is intended to help build new capacity for nonprofit organizations. This intensive, hands-on training will help aspiring and experienced grant writers approach grant writing with increased confidence. At the end of the training, participants will understand all the components of a grant application and have a new way of looking at what works in their organization and community.
The workshop will help participants:
  • Understand what funders are looking for in grant applications;
  • Use a Program Planning Framework to develop grant proposals that tell a coherent and compelling story;
  • Infuse their strengths into proposals to develop strong, competitive applications; and
  • Understand how to find grant opportunities.
When & Where 
Grant Writing Training will take place April 30th – May 1st, 2020 at Blessed Sacrament Church in South Charleston.
Training Times
• Day 1 – Thursday, April 30th, 2020: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
• Day 2 – Friday, May 1st, 2020: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Registration is $200 per person. This fee covers all materials, lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, and breaks
each day. Member organizations of the West Virginia Nonprofit Association are eligible to send two (2)
people at a discounted rate of $175.
Registration & More Information 
About the Instructor
Alice.jpgAlice Ruhnke is the founder and owner of The Grant Advantage, progressive, innovative consulting business devoted to helping nonprofit organizations unleash their strengths to embrace tomorrow’s opportunities. Located in Charleston, West Virginia, The Grant Advantage’s services include grant writing; funding searches; qualitative evaluation; capacity building assistance; and learning opportunities through trainings, workshops, webinars, and manuals.
Alice has raised over $27 million writing federal, state, foundation, and corporate grants and has managed the sub-granting and monitoring of federal capacity-building funds to nonprofit organizations throughout West Virginia. If Alice is not at her computer writing, she can usually be found facilitating trainings for individuals and organizations. Alice is also the author of Mapping the Course: A Practical Approach to Grant Writing, a practical, step-by-step manual that walks through an entire grant proposal from start to finish.


April 30 @ 9:00 am
May 1 @ 4:00 pm
Event Categories:


Volunteer West Virginia


Blessed Sacrament Church
305 E Street
South Charleston, WV 25303 United States
+ Google Map