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AI for Grant Writing: A Panel Discussion

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Have you followed the latest news about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Chat GPT, and what it is capable of? Are you wondering how AI will impact your career as nonprofit professional?

​Join us for "AI for Grant Writing: A Panel Discussion" - an exciting online event where we talk to grant and fundraising experts on the impact of AI writing tools on the grant writing profession.

Who is this webinar for?

Whether you're a nonprofit professional, a grant writer, a grants manager, a consultant, or an organization seeking funding, this event is for you.

You can ask questions live during the event or you can submit them beforehand through this form.

What will I learn in this 1-hour webinar?

In this panel discussion, we will cover:

  • What is artificial intelligence and how it can be applied to nonprofit fundraising and grant writing

  • Considerations for how AI could ethically affect the grant profession

  • A grant professional's role in working with AI

Who are our panelists?

We are incredibly lucky to be joined by three knowledgeable and esteemed professionals in the grant writing space: Margit Brazda Poirier, Steve Boland, and Dr. Beverly Browning.

Margit Brazda Poirier, GPC, M.S., Owner and Founder of Grants4Good LLC® (, created the company in 2009 to help nonprofit organizations and businesses find and get grant funding. She is one of only 400 nationally-certified Grant Professionals and 1 of only 30 Approved Trainers in the U.S. on this topic. Margit and her team have written and received millions in grants for nonprofits and businesses– and she has the unique perspective of understanding both grant seeking and grant making, given her experience leading a prominent New York foundation. Her passion is teaching others to secure grant funding through her online course, All About Grant Writing.

Steve Boland is a nonprofit veteran with over 25 years of experience helping charities grow with new ideas in fundraising and communications. Steve has presented over 100 learning sessions on topics such as crowdfunding, fundraising infrastructure, and social media strategy for nonprofits. A graduate of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Steve holds a Master of Nonprofit Management from Hamline University, and is an alumnus of the Shannon Leadership Institute. Steve is the Managing Partner of Next in Nonprofits, a consulting and services firm focused on building engagement for charities.

Bev Browning (Dr. Bev), THE GRANT DOCTOR, is a Michigan native who lived in the Flint area for 45 years, and relocated to Arizona in 1995 where she lives today. She is known for consulting in grant writing, RFP responses, technical writing, and organizational development. Her deep expertise has resulted in her clients receiving more than $750 million in funding. Her well-known book, Grant Writing for Dummies has sold over a million copies. Dr. Bev is also the author of the Nonprofit Kit for Dummies, and Fundraising for Dummies.

What is Instrumentl?

Instrumentl is the all-in-one grants platform for bringing grant prospecting, tracking, and management to one place. Instrumentl helps over 2500+ nonprofits save time in finding and applying for more grants, with customers increasing their grant application output by 1.5x after a year of using the software while saving 3 hrs/week per team member.

Can I sign up for Instrumentl to check it out before the webinar?

Sure thing! Feel free to sign up for a free 14-day trial and play around with the platform. No credit card is required.

NOTE: Bear in mind that Instrumentl helps US-based 501c3s with at least a 90K operating budget, or consultants supporting such clients. If you are based internationally, you must have a US-affiliated chapter and 501c3 status to find this workshop helpful.

Who is hosting the webinar?

Mia Comic, Demand Gen Lead at Instrumentl.


​Mia Comic leads the demand gen team at Instrumentl. She spends the bulk of her time talking to nonprofits and grant consultants to better understand their everyday challenges and uses this valuable feedback to create educational content and communicate with the core product team.  Mia has a nonprofit background herself. She was an organizational member of TEDxNoviSad, the officially licensed TED-like local event, and she founded her own nonprofit in 2015, focusing on cultural tourism and preserving cultural heritage.