North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association


Grant Writing and      

Strategic Planning Workshop

August 1, 2018 – Bismarck

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Course Objectives


Grant Writing Workshop

 Consists of 3 mini sessions:

Organizational Expertise & Needs Statement:

Learn what kind of information funders want to know about your organization.

Position key information about your organization and expertise.

Create powerful case statements backed up by evidence and show why what you are doing matters.

·  Communicate effectively to funders in the language they want.

The Project Description - Sell Your  Program

Learn how to write action-oriented goals and objectives.

Focus on creating the right kind of details that build your case and excite prospective funders.

Create eye-catching material.

View examples of successful proposal materials.

Program Evaluation

Discern what is important for evaluating whether or not a program is successful.

Learn how to prove your program is successful.

Learn how evaluation data can be used to improve your programs.


Strategic & Action Planning Workshop Descriptions

 Strategic Planning 101:

· Demystifying Strategic Planning

· Strategic Planning How-To

· Building a Toolbelt 

Action Planning Workshop:

Through a six-step process, nonprofits will be able to create an Organizational Action Plan to achieve their goals and increase their impact on the       community!

Highlighted Six-Step Process:

1. Translate Goals

2. Create a Blueprint

3. Mobilize the Team

4. Align Finances

5. Monitor Progress

6. Revisit & Repeat


Course Schedule 

Grant Writing 101– 10am-1pm

Strategic Planning 101– 2pm-4pm

Action Planning Workshop– 4pm-5pm

*Lunch is on your own*

Register for the course here





North Dakota EMS Association

1622 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503


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