Course in Grantwriting and Fundraising for Nonprofits


with David Maeir-Epstein and Danny Bobman

  Register today for our Grantwriting and Fundraising course in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.

Register today for our course in Tel Aviv.

Starts 6/12/17, alternate Wednesdays, 16:30 - 21:00.

Hebrew, with key words translated.

Option to join single sessions.


Register today for our course in Baka, Jerusalem.

Started 3/10/17, alternate Tuesdays 19:00 - 22:00 - not too late to join single sessions!

English, with key words translated.

Developing fundraising and grant writing skills, deal with the basic principles of the work with foundations, corporations, solicitation of individual donors, fundraising materials, websites and online funding in Israel and abroad.



Over 700 people have graduated this course and the evaluation forms they have completed have been universally enthusiastic in terms of the content, methodology and practical utility of the course


David Maeir-Epstein: David has worked in the field of fundraising and grantwriting for over thirty-five years and has served as an independent organizational consultant for hundreds of nonprofit organizations in Israel. In the last decade, David has assisted clients in raising over $20 million. David has also taught Resource Development for Welfare Organizations at Hebrew University's Baerwald School of Social Work.


Danny Bobman – Danny served as the chief fundraiser for Nir Barkat, prior to his election as Jerusalem Mayor, and has raised several million dollars for other Israeli nonprofits. His areas of expertise include the Israeli corporate and hi-tech sector, Israeli foundations and philanthropists, and resource development data management.


Target Population:


1. People currently working in the area of resource development who have not had significant formal professional training and who are looking to sharpen skills and gain professional perspectives.


2. People with writing and computer skills interested in employment in the expanding field of resource development – grant writing and fundraising – for nonprofit organizations in Israel.


Topics covered: Each meeting will be devoted to a different aspect of resource development for nonprofits in Israel. The grant writing aspect of the course will focus on teaching how to write grant proposals, identifying and working with foundations. Participants will produce a professional grant proposal as a result of the course. The fundraising part of the course will teach the practical tools necessary to enhance your knowledge of the field via lectures, discussion and experiential simulation workshops on personal solicitation, planning fundraising events, corporate sponsorships, internet website and crowd-funding.



After the course: Upon finishing the course, graduates receive diplomas certifying their participation in the course. Graduates are provided with information about openings in the field of fundraising and grant writing in Israel. Many graduates have subsequently entered the field or advanced their position. Graduates have uniformly indicated that they gained much practical and helpful experiential information and a fair number have gained employment or enhanced their career in part due to the course. 


For more information

contact us at or 02-563-6629


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Searching for a fundraiser or a grant proposal writer?

Is your organization looking for the right person for your fundraising efforts? The IsraelGrants team will find you the perfect candidate. Please contact Ayelet .

You can get the training needed to be fundraiser or a professional grant writer

Our course will give you the tools you need to enter the field of fundraising and grant proposal writing. Click here for more details. The course is suitable both for beginners as well as for people in the field that need to expand their knowledge

Seeking Interns

We are seeking interns for part-time support work with flexible hours. The interns will have the unique opportunity to receive training in grant writing and fundraising, possibly leading to a full-time position with one of our clients in the future. Please contact Ayelet for details.