Federal Funding 411 Virtual Training Series


  Virtual Training Series

Federal Funding 411

The Strategy Behind Today’s Most Effective Grant Proposals

Looking for a Win?

Designed specifically for Public Power, this three-part training series gives you all the essentials you need to write a winning grant. Attendees will receive clear guidance on grant submission strategy, including information on stakeholder collaboration, developing a compelling scope of work, and tips and tricks for everything from budget development to community benefits planning.

If you’re looking to secure much-needed funding for your utility, including DOE’s Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnership (GRIP) grant, make time for this can’t-miss series. Register for one or multiple events!


  • CEOs and executives
  • Program managers
  • Energy efficiency staff
  • Joint Action Agencies
  • Utility associations

Part 1

Part 1: Preparing to Apply

2-3pm ET
You’ll learn how to prepare for a funding application, including evaluating if an opportunity is a good fit, who to include on your team, how to include stakeholders, and how to manage the grant timeline. FREE WEBINAR
Part 2

Part 2: Application Anatomy

2-3pm ET
We’ll cover the anatomy of a funding application to help you understand the components and how they work together. We’ll also cover tips and tricks to help craft your application to align with the grant reviewer’s perspective. FREE WEBINAR

Part 3: Masterclass

12-3pm ET
Our final session! This class provides an in-depth review of major funding components from DOE, DOT, and EPA, including: the Statement of Project Objectives, the Community Benefits Plan, and Budget.  $250/PERSON


Shauna Basques

Shauna Basques

As Milepost’s Government Accounts Lead, Shauna Basques helps organizations learn, strategize, and prepare for federal funding opportunities. She has led grant writing initiatives as well as...   Learn more


Brian Blackmon

Brian Blackmon

Brian Blackmon brings more than a decade of government sustainability leadership to the Milepost team. As Director for the City of Knoxville’s Office of Sustainability, his team spearheaded...   Learn more


"I really loved the general knowledge — everything was critical for me. I really valued the breakout sessions, especially those surrounding J40, Workforce, etc."

Grant Application Meeting

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All Masterclass participants will receive a confirmation email with payment link for easy checkout. Masterclass size is limited, so payment must be received in order to confirm your slot.

Have questions or concerns? Email us at hello@engagemilepost.com.
Masterclass cancellation policy:
You’ll receive a full refund if you notify us up to five business days in advance. After five business days, we offer a 50% refund.