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Writing Winning Grant Proposals – Workshop

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This workshop covers the complete process of grant proposal development: identification of an achievable and fund-able project, research and assessment of viable funding sources, funder relations, proposal writing, budget development, preparation of a full proposal package for submission, and post-award or rejection follow-up with funders.

This workshop will emphasize grants to private, community, and corporate organizations. Participants will gain an understanding of the non-profit environment and become familiar with tools and resources available to assist them as they seek funds for their projects, institutions, or causes.

Cost – UGX: 555,000

In this two-day training, the following will be covered:

  • Developing a strategy of sourcing and responding to grant opportunities
  • Understanding and Interpreting the Call? What does the funder really need?
  • Developing a problem tree and the associated Logical Framework
  • Managing the writing processes
  • Developing a winning budget
  • Checking compliance
  • Managing the submission process

VENUE:  Kabanyolo – Gayaza (Continuing Agricultural Education Centre Makerere- CAEC)

We have the course online at (All participants will have access and contribute to the online discussions (Forums) setup to help members exchange ideas. The course will continue being available to members four months after the training.

Important Dates:

Thursday August 29 – Friday August 30 – 08:00AM – 5:00PM

Target Audience

NGOs, Government Agencies, Practitioners, Masters Students and PHD Students, and Individuals


Bottles of Water and Break Tea

Note: Lunch and Refreshments will be provided.

Profiles of Facilitators:

The facilitators have written and won a number of grants from most international funding agencies, including EU, AU, Bill gates, and MasterCard, Rockefeller, among others. The facilitators are international reviewers of grant proposals for a number of funders. The experience and expertise they will provide to the participants.

Prof. Jude T. Lubega

Jude Lubega is a Professor of Information Technology who has vast experience in ICT4D. He is currently the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Uganda Technology and Management University. He previously served in Makerere University from 2007 t0 2012 as the Deputy Dean and the Head of the Information Technology Department in the College of Computing and Information Sciences.

He is an experienced ICT4D consultant and has undertaken numerous researches and projects both nationally and internationally. He is a member of several boards and has won several research funds to undertake ICT4D projects. He is formerly a researcher and Lecturer in the School of Systems Engineering at the University of Reading, UK. More

Dr. Drake Patrick Mirembe

Dr. Drake Patrick Mirembe holds a PhD from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands in information system security. Drake has worked both in the industry and academia in the last 15 years.

Dr. Drake is an active researcher in the field of ICT for Development, ICT4Agric, Learning Technologies, health information systems, digital security, secure integration of ICTs, and ICT innovation and Incubation. Besides, academics Dr. Drake has worked in the industry for over 15 years as a senior ICT and Management Consultant. More Here:

For More Information call: 0414-666-784 | 0789698583 | 0703626285 | 0776844343 and Book Your Place Today


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