USAID Proposal Development: From RFA/RFP to Proposal (eWorkshop)

USAID Proposal Development: From RFA/RFP to Proposal (eWorkshop):

Jun 12 2019 - Jul 9 2019

Location: eLearning - Online

Language: English

Prices

Early - May 01 Regular - Jun 10
NON-MEMBERS $420 $485
HUMENTUM MEMBERS $345 $400

Agenda

Week 1 

Prepositioning: know your client (and your fellow participants)

  • Introductions and getting to know the eLearning site
  • Whole group icebreaker activities
  • Introduction to proposal development

Week 2 

Prepositioning: assess, network, anticipate

  • A closer look at assessing, networking, and anticipating
  • Team activity – support prepositioning for three fictional NGOs
  • Individual activity – conduct prepositioning research for your organization

Week 3 

Prepositioning: the capture plan

  • Effectively responding to USAID award solicitations
  • Team activity – develop a capture plan for one of the fictional NGOs
  • Individual activity – practice reading an RFA

Week 4 

Proposal development: kicking off 

  • Determining fair market value
  • Identifying “fixed items” for the budget
  • Preparing budgets for assistance applications
  • Team activity 1 - develop a 30-day proposal calendar
  • Team activity 2 - review a technical proposal

Week 5 

Proposal development: constructing the budget 

  • How to develop the budget
  • Team activity – develop the budget for assigned categories

Week 6 

Proposal development: the budget narrative

  • Budget narrative best practices
  • Team activity – write pieces of the budget narrative
  • Individual activity – critique a budget narrative

Week 7 

Proposal development: review and reflection

  • Wrap-up discussion forums 

Venue

eLearning - Online