AUB NGOi Online Synchronous Course Registration Form | Proposal Writing & Business Development for NGOs

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AUB NGOi Online Synchronous Course Registration Form | Proposal Writing & Business Development for NGOs

December, 01 - December, 07
Date: December 1, 2, 6, 7
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Online
Organizer(s): NGO Initiative at the American University of Beirut
Target Audience
Course Description

This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to write competitive proposals and detailed budgets. The course also highlights the role of grants as main funding sources in the NGO’s fundraising process and will guide participants on how to research and identify relevant potential funding opportunities, how to match funding sources with a project or organization, and how to distinguish among different types of funding sources including philanthropic foundations, private sector, and foreign governments. In this course, participants will be introduced to effective business development approaches used to seek strategic opportunities for organizational growth and development.

After the successful completion of the course, participants will be able to answer the following questions:

  • How do we write a competitive proposal?
  • What is the proposal writing formula?
  • What are the Do’s and Don’ts during the proposal writing phase?
  • How do we develop a budget for a proposal?
  • What are the basic fundraising principles?
  • Why are grants important?
  • How to identify relevant grants?
  • What is a Donor Pyramid?
  • What is business development?
  • What are effective approaches for business development?


Course Start Date

December 1, 2022


Course Duration

30 hours


Course Dates

December 1, 2, 6, 7  |  9:00AM – 5:00PM (Beirut Time; GMT +3:00)


Course Language of Instruction



  • NGOi Organizational Members benefit from a 20% discount on course registration fee for up to 5 staff members.
  • NGOi Individual Members benefit from a 20% discount on course registration fee.
  • A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION will be provided upon successful fulfillment of course requirements.
  • This course does not require any pre-requisites.
  • Recordings of the course sessions cannot be provided.