The Fundraising Academy for Grassroots Organizations™ is a comprehensive fund development curriculum that provides a learning structure and concrete tools that participants can take back to their organizations and begin implementing immediately.  The basic design of The Academy involves nine full days of interactive group workshops, peer learning exercises, reading assignments, grant proposal development, and homework.

In 2019 we celebrated the 10-year anniversary of The Fundraising Academy for Grassroots Organizations™; now boasting 205 graduates who continue to improve their organizations’ practices and positively impact hundreds of thousands of lives in our region. 

Course Dates: Stay tuned for upcoming classes.  Sign up to keep informed about upcoming classes.



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Approved for 22 CFRE points.

The Grantwriting Academy for Grassroots Organizations was established in 2016 as the next generation of our many years of successful grant development training.  This comprehensive four-day course is designed to address the challenges faced by local organizations and is based on proven grantsmanship best practices.  

Dates are March 24 & 31, plus April 7 and 14.

Two steps are required if you are interested in us holding a seat for the 2021 class. Please note, this does not guarantee acceptance. You will be notified about acceptance once your application has been processed.

1) Register here to hold a seat.

2) Download the application form here and submit it no later than March 11, 2021.  Only 25 seats are available!

If you have any questions please contact Paula at