Keno Institute of Training & Research

in collaboration with

MJH Grants

Our highly experienced International Grants Writing Consultant and founder of MJH Grants, a US based Grants organisation will be delivering the second Virtual Grants Writing Training for Non-Profit Organisations through guided webinar sessions.

MJH Grants has helped raise millions of dollars in grants for a variety of local and international non-profit organisations in the United States and overseas. With significant experience working with healthcare organizations, international non-governmental organisations, and local community-based organizations, MJH Grants wins grants and helps them grow.

This course is aimed at equipping individuals in all sectors with the relevant skills and know-how to produce engaging, high quality, successful grant proposals for development projects. The course will increase organizations’ chances of winning competitive funds from partners, donors, government & other entities. The course covers the various types of bids and proposals and the various approaches needed to reflect these factors including planning, writing the bid, structure and writing style as well as partnership development, budgets, and eligibility.

Available Online Only- 10 Days (18:30- 20:30 Hrs)

Week 1

  • Introduction to resource mobilization principles and strategies
  • A snapshot of the current funding environment for nonprofit organisations
  • Is Your Organization Grant-Ready? What you need to know and have in place before you start applying for grants.
  • Overview of Proposal Writing: Looking at the different parts of a proposal
  • Starting with the End in Mind – & How to Create Your Project Structure- (or Theory of Change &The Logic Model)
  • Logic Models Continued
  • Methodology and Activities- Who will do what, by when?

Week 2

  • Creating a Strong Problem Statement
  • Writing the Narrative- A few basics
  • Measuring Success – How to develop a strong Monitoring and Evaluation Plan
  • Creating a Budget & Budget Narrative
  • Putting It All Together- Submission and Troubleshooting

Registration Fees

  Registration Type  Regular fees
ParticipantsZMK 3,200


Maura Harrington, MIIM, GPC

Maura Harrington, MIIM, GPC, is an American seasoned grant professional with more than 20 years of non-profit development experience. She worked overseas for more than ten years in a variety of non-profit positions, including proposal development, project management, public speaking, and training, in the former Soviet Union, (Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia). She was a senior grant writer and manager in the health care industry close to 10 years, specializing in large foundation, federal, and state grant applications. She holds a master’s degree in International and Intercultural Management from the SIT Graduate Institute (formerly the School for International Training), and a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Boston University. She speaks fluent French and some Georgian.

In 2017, Maura obtained her Grant Professional Certification (GPC) from the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. She is also the immediate past president of the New England Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association (; a national organisation dedicated to the advancement of grant professionals.

Participants: This training is targeted at a variety of program staff, management staff, project management officials, government officials, policy makers and program implementers, financial specialists, business managers, development practitioners, and NGO and CSO members. It seeks to ensure that participants are better equipped to produce winning proposals.

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If you are unable to pay using the online methods listed above please, contact Keno Institute for alternative methods of payment.

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Contact line: +260770346838 / +260761685388