Grant Writing Boot Camp

Feel confident writing your next federal grant while excelling as a grant professional.

We collaborated with to give you a convenient virtual 4-day training to help you secure more grants.

Grant Writing Boot Camp

Sign up today to stay up to date with your federal grant readiness, research, and collaboration best practices! Learn directly from Diane H Leonard, GPC who has successfully secured over $121 Million in grant awards.

Advance in your grant profession and join us at any of the dates below.

We have simplified the process! No need to select a specific date to register for. Once you sign up, you receive full access to attend ANY of the dates below, gain access immediately to the bonus materials, and a full year of e-mentoring. 

The NEW and improved system will track your process and supply a certificate of completion once you finish the full course. Allowing you the flexibility to still learn when it is convenient for your schedule.

All courses are 1:00- 4:00 pm ET unless stated otherwise below

2024 Courses:

Pricing: $597

Diane, your impeccable skills, easy-going presentation style, and sense of humor made the boot-camp process much more enjoyable. Thanks very much to you and your team, who put together such a well-polished, extended presentation.
Grant Professional

This in-depth, easy to understand, grant training gives you a broad overview of the grant process, including assessing grant readiness, conducting federal grant research, collaborating with partners, and developing budgets and work plans.

Are you a grant professional, grant writer, executive director, program staff, or manager? In Grant Writing Boot Camp we cover the basics for beginners and strategies and trends for the more experienced professional. We cover the best practices of grant seeking to help you feel confident and competitive as you click submit on your federal grant applications (and other grants too!).

BONUS* All courses are approved so that you receive CMP credits if you are a Grant Professional Certified (GPC).

Having access for one year to re-view the Webcast is worth the cost of the live training. Plus, all of the additional resources are fantastic!
GWBC Attendee
Grant Professional

In addition to the twelve contact hours of training, you also get:

  • Certificate of Completion;
  • Live-instructor interaction during the training for questions and clarity about the training;
  • Access to the online Grant Writing Boot Camp Resource Centerchock-full of guides, templates, checklists, and more, all designed to help you make securing federal grants more manageable;
  • Access to a complete set of the replays for a full year after the training to refresh and reinforce your learning investment; and

A full year of e-mentoring and support after your training will help you apply the concepts you learned, clarify the confusing and often conflicting guidance, and support your professional development.

Federal Grant Writing Tips

Whether you are first getting started with federal grants, or you have a few federal grant submissions (and maybe even awards!) under your belt, you may feel the pressure of the highly competitive process. The dollars at stake are huge and so are the impacts on your organization.

We put together a Top 10 list about mistakes we see and hear about with federal grant applications. They aren’t in sequential order the way we might expect on a late-night tv show, as the likelihood of the mistake to impact an organization depends on countless factors.