Grants Writing Training for Non-Governmental Organizations job at Keno Instiute

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Vacancy title:
Grants Writing Training for Non-Governmental Organizations

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Keno Instiute

Deadline of this Job:
15 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 05, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job title: Grants Writing Training for Non-Governmental Organizations

Overview of Training:
Our highly experienced International training consultants, Grant Professionals Association Certified, immediate past president of the New England Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association (; and founder of MJH Grants ( will be delivering a Virtual Grants Writing Training for Non Governmental Organizations through guided webinar sessions from 8th – 19th November, 2021.
Keno Institute in collaboration with MJH Grants, an American -based institute have helped raise millions of dollars in grants for a variety of local and international non-profit organizations in Zambia, the United States, and many other countries.
Number of Participants: 40 Slots available
What: This is a 10-session (2 hours once a day Monday-Thursdays for 2 weeks) professional course in grant-writing which will take you from what you need to have in place to be ready to apply for grant through the writing of the proposal and submission.
When: Nov 08 – 19, 2021.
Who: This course is an “advanced beginner” level recommended for people working at registered non-governmental organizations that have a finance department and systems and processes in place for managing money and programs/activities? Individuals from informal Community-Based Organizations without these systems in place are also encouraged to apply.

Training Outline
Week 1
• Introduction to resource mobilization principles and strategies
• A snapshot of the current funding environment for non-profit 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)
• 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
Training Fee ZMK 4000 / USD 250
The Trainers:
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.
Feedback from Participants
“This year I decided to undertake a short course in Grant writing and MEAL with Keno institute. Upon completion I wrote a proposal and submitted to USADF, I proposed to Scale Up feed production in the Northern Region. My proposal has been selected out of 142 applicants only 7 were selected and we are among the seven. I personally recommend Keno institute for positive work and knowledge for we the Northern Province Cooperative Marketing Union Kasama have benefited cause the coming of this funding will curb the high prices of feeds and create more employment opportunities. Do not hesitate to learn visit Keno institute believe me you will never be the same at the organisation you are working for! “
Peter Musukwa – Business Manager
My expectation in the Technical Grants Writing Course “was to have an overview of how to go about writing grants proposals, what to pay attention to and how to go about with the budget. I learnt much more beyond my expectations”
Mercy M. Fandamu-CBU
I received a thorough overview of how to write a grant, “to the extent of coming up with a draft proposal although not yet completed. I am now confident I can write many more grants.”
Getrude Tshuma- ZAGO
All payments should be made using the link below:

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
If you are unable to pay using the online methods listed above, please contact Keno Institute for alternative methods of payment.
Registration: Interested participants should click on the link below and send a copy of the proof of payment, full details (Full Name, Address, Email Address, contact Number) to [email protected] / [email protected]
Contact line: +260 971 696 044/ +260 976 715 821
Office Address:
Plot Number 26,
Chitimukulu Road,
PHI, Lusaka-Zambia

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