Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Grant Writing Training


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In this two-day grant writing training you’ll get the skills and know-how to facilitate community involvement along with comprehensive and strategic planning to establish a dedicated project team to research and identify potential grant sources and develop the attitude and fortitude needed to write competitive grant proposals successfully.  This presentation will show grant writers how to gain competence in writing typical grant narrative components, including a precise statement of need and goal development using a Logic Model formula, as well as a concise description of program/project design, systematic evaluation based on objectives, reliable sustainability build on a reliable funding system, a transparent budget, and a conclusive executive summary. This session is especially appropriate for individuals interested in Native-centric grants.


Participants can expect to:

  • Increase their skill level in the coordination of community involvement and project planning with up-to-date techniques.
  • Increase their ability to understand and articulate their organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats/challenges in order to develop goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely.
  • Gain a deeper realization of strategic planning with short-term outcomes and long-term results so that the organization’s mission and vision as well as its initiatives and objectives can be clearly identified, described, and implemented.
  • Refresh their knowledge of grant writing methods and define the difference between a story-telling narrative style and a technical writing style.
  • Expand their awareness of conducting research for potential grant opportunities and the navigation procedures required by online portals.
  • Enhance their capacity to cultivate a quality grant application that reflects the issues, concerns, solutions, and passion of the organization.


Training Objectives:

  • Identify the main needs that directly impact your community or organization’s members.
  • Ascertain the primary roles of a project team and strategic partners, and define the leveraging resources.
  • Develop a SWOT Analysis and Logic Model to establish realistic goals and a foundation.
  • Understand and write a real or hypothetical draft of a competitive grant application including each component of the narrative and the budget.
  • Compare the objectives and requirements of major funding sources, including federal agencies, foundations, corporate firms, private philanthropic organizations, and community entities.
  • Navigate and search for grant opportunities using the primary online websites.


Who Should Attend:

  • Staff, Administrators, Grant Managers, Grant Writers
  • Executive Directors, Directors, Managers, Tribal Leaders, Finance Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Compliance Officers, Procurement Directors/Officers, Board of Commissioners/Directors
  • Tribal non-profit organizations



Vince Franco – Compliance & Resource Development Director, Native Learning Center


Training Location

Wildhorse Resort Casino, Rivers Event Center | 46510 Wildhorse Blvd. | Pendleton, OR 97801 | Phone: (800) 654-9453


For those wishing to be vendors, those with on-site questions and those needing room block information, please contact Tammy Moore, Workforce Development Assistant Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center: 541-278-7543

Airline passengers can call for a free shuttle to Wildhorse at 541-966-1930

The hotel will allow reservations until July 10th at the government rate. For the Grant Management Class guests request a room out of the Booking ID#13326.

  • Category:

    Grants Education, Technical Assistance

  • Offered: Onsite
  • Start: July 31, 2018 -
  • End: August 1, 2018 -