AZ League Connection

The League's Monthly Online Newsletter

Issue 188: December 2018

League Training: Municipal Grant Writing 101

Everything you need to know about finding and writing grants for your community!

When: Wednesday, February 20
Location: League of Arizona Cities and Towns, Room 101
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (with working lunch)

Get answers about everything grants by spending an informative day with one of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns long-time grants-related instructors.

What will you learn?

  • Understanding the types of grants
  • Familiarizing yourself with grant terminology
  • Researching government grants (Arizona and federal)
  • Researching Arizona foundation/corporate grants
  • Using a go/no-go grant request assessment to eliminate wasted time and money
  • Preparing for grant submission processes
  • Knowing the documents funders request from grant applicants
  • Preparing municipal staff for grant seeking
  • Planning ahead for matching funds grant requests
  • Budgeting for internal and contract grant writers
  • Meeting governing body line of accountability requirements for grant applications
  • Signing grant award contracts and agreements
  • Acknowledging the types of funders that need formal documents of appreciation
  • Knowing post-award reporting requirements
  • Planning and plotting your calendars for grant close-out reporting

There will be lots of time for questions and answers throughout the workshop.

What’s included in your registration?

  1. Grant Writing for Dummies textbook (320 pages of everything you've always wanted to know about grants)
  2. Tabbed notebook with resource files to assist you with effective grant seeking and grant writing

Who: Dr. Beverly Browning ("Dr. Bev")

Dr. Beverly Browning (Dr. Bev) has been securing grants and contract awards for her clients for 43 years. She has secured over $450 million for municipal government and nonprofit organizations and is the author of 43 grants-related books.

Cost: $120 (materials and lunch are included).

Those attendees present for the full workshop will have a chance to win a Chromebook computer.

Registration: To register for the Grants Training, click here.

Questions? Email us at or call 602-258-5786.

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League of Arizona Cities and Towns
1820 W Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Phone: 602-258-5786
Fax: 602-253-3874