Course in Grantwriting and Fundraising
conducted by David Maeir-Epstein and Danny Bobman
Register today for our Grantwriting and Fundraising course in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.
Participants may speak and write in either English or Hebrew
Hebrew course will open in Tel Aviv towards the end of October
English course will open in Jerusalem 3.10.17
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.
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.
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