Funding & Grant Writing Webinars

Upcoming webinars to prepare you for the federal FY23 grant writing season.

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Strategies for Developing Competitive Federal Proposals

Thursday, April 13, 2023 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET 

Are you planning on writing a federal grant this year? How prepared are you and your team for addressing new federal priority considerations in your proposals? This webinar will:

  • Offer tools to help your grant writing team prepare ahead of time for the season
  • Assist you in specifying how your organization addresses new federal priorities around advancing equity and serving unserved communities
  • Strengthen your skills in writing highly competitive federal grant applications
  • Provide expert grant writing tips from experienced federal reviewers

Expect to awaken and sharpen your ability to effectively respond to federal funding announcements. Ensure reviewers are able to see the needs of your community and the strengths of your organization. Whether you are a tenured grant writer looking to refresh your skills, or if this is your first time applying for federal funding, this webinar will give you the information you need to create a competitive federal grant.

Register for Strategies Webinar

Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Programs: Developing Competitive Applications 

Do you plan to write a Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Program Street Outreach or Basic Center Program application? To be competitive in this round of funding, it is critical to submit a nearly perfect proposal. Learn about budget impacts on these funding opportunities, the state and national analysis of the expected level of competition, and a section by section overview of each funding announcement. Youth Collaboratory’s Staff, who are experienced federal reviewers, will highlight real examples of weaknesses identified by reviewers and provide suggested ways to improve them. Dates for these webinars will be confirmed once funding announcements are released. 

Street Outreach Program (Date Subject to Change)
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Register for Street Outreach Webinar

Basic Center Program (Date Subject to Change)
Thursday, May 25, 2023 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Register for Basic Center Webinar


Webinar costs are listed below, unless otherwise noted above: 

  • Member Rate: $60 
  • Non-Member Rate: $80 

If you are a youth or young adult leader and want to attend any of these webinars for free, email

Registration is set at an individual rate. Therefore, all participants are to register and attend individually.  


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