How To Read And Respond To A Federal NOFO Notice

In this fast-paced webinar, federal grant expert Rex Porter will tell you how to read and interpret the often long and complex NOFO document. You will learn how the federal government organizes and uses NOFO and how to use it to your advantage.

What You'll Learn

  • How does the federal government use grants.gov in 2021?
  • What are the differences between the synopsis, announcement, and application?
  • What are the eight key parts of a NOFO?
  • Where can you find the eligibility requirements in a NOFO?
  • How and when should you apply for funding opportunities?
  • What essential grant application formatting requirements must you follow?
  • How will your nonprofit application be graded?
  • What are the key reporting elements of the potential award?
  • How can you contact the funder?
  • Where can you find information about potential 2022 federal grant funding?
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Training Overview

Can you find and understand federal grant opportunities? Learn how to determine which ones are a good fit and apply.

There are currently 1,816 federal grants available and another 442 forecasted. Some of these are likely excellent opportunities for your organization. To respond in a timely way, you need to know how to quickly determine which grant opportunities are a good fit for your nonprofit.

To evaluate, pursue, and win federal grants, you must know how to read and respond to the federal government’s standardized requests for proposals. Finding and interpreting the “Notice of Funding Opportunities” (NOFO) document is the essential first step in benefiting from a federal grant.

  • How does the federal government use grants.gov in 2021?
  • What are the differences between the synopsis, announcement, and application?
  • What are the eight key parts of a NOFO?
  • Where can you find the eligibility requirements in a NOFO?
  • How and when should you apply for funding opportunities?
  • What essential grant application formatting requirements must you follow?
  • How will your nonprofit application be graded?
  • What are the key reporting elements of the potential award?
  • How can you contact the funder?
  • Where can you find information about potential 2022 federal grant funding?
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Who Should Attend?
  • Board members
  • Nonprofit chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Chief financial officers
  • Controllers
  • Senior management
  • Program directors
  • Financial staff
  • Project and program managers
  • Grant writers
  • Development directors
  • Marketing managers
  • Operations managers
  • Program directors
  • Financial staff
  • Project and program managers
  • Grant writers
  • Development directors
  • Marketing managers
  • Operations managers
What's included
Training includes
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
About

Expert Presenter

Rex L. Porter
  • Principal and founder of Porter Group LLC, a premier national federal grant funding and compliance consulting service
  • 25-year career in federal grants management
  • Served as a federal grants official, grant-funded organization executive director, and local government project manager
  • Retired Air Force officer
  • Holds master of business administration and master of science in systems management degrees
  • Certificates in nonprofit management, and program and contract management