Funding & Grant Writing Webinars

Upcoming webinars to prepare you for the federal FY24 grant writing season.

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Strategies for Developing Competitive Federal Proposals

Thursday, March 7th, 1-2:30 PM ET

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

Register for our Strategies Webinar

Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Programs: Developing Competitive Applications

Do you plan to write a Federal Runaway & Homeless Youth Program Maternity Group Home, Street Outreach, Basic Center, Transitional Living, or Prevention Demonstration 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. 

Thursday, April 4th, 1-3 PM ET: RHY Prevention Demonstration Program (PDP)*

Register for PDP Webinar

Tuesday, April 9th, 1-3PM ET: Maternity Group Home (MGH)*

Register for MGH Webinar

Tuesday, May 7th, 1-3 PM ET: Transitional Living Program (TLP)*

Register for TLP Webinar

Thursday, May 9th, 1-3 PM ET: Street Outreach Program (SOP)*

Register for SOP Webinar

Tuesday, May 14th, 1-3 PM ET: Basic Center Program (BCP)*

Register for BCP Webinar

*Dates for these webinars will be confirmed once funding announcements are released. 


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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Our staff are experts when it comes to grant writing and proposal development for youth-serving organizations. Individualized grant coaching from federal funding experts and objective feedback on proposals from experienced reviewers can give your organization an edge in securing critical funding.