Funding & Grant Writing Webinars

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

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2023 Federal Funding Landscape - FREE

Federal agencies are readying their Fiscal Year 2023 grants. Congress is preparing for Fiscal Year 2024. Washington is as complex as ever, but this webinar will make it simple as we walk you through what to expect out of DC this year, its relevance to you as a youth service provider, and how to best prepare your organization. This webinar will provide an update on the status of the annual appropriations process and will prepare you to take full advantage of 2023 funding opportunities. This webinar is FREE and open to the public. 

Coming in Early 2023

Strategies for Developing Competitive Federal Proposals

Are you planning on writing a federal grant this year? How prepared are you and your team for the busy federal grant writing season? This webinar will:

  • Offer tools to help your grant writing team prepare ahead of time for the season
  • Provide real-world examples of grant writing do’s and don’ts
  • 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 and ensure reviewers are able to see the strengths of your program. 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.

Coming in April 2023

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 essential elements to include in your proposal and tips for submitting a competitive application. Dates for these webinars will be confirmed once funding announcements are released. 

Estimated for May 2023


Webinar costs are listed below, unless otherwise noted above: 

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

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