The RBW Strategy team loves training organizations in our home communities and nationally at specific conferences. This is a great way to connect with nonprofits and learn more about the current issues and challenges that they face each day. We have expertise in grant and project management related trainings and can offer customized in-person and web-based trainings on the following topics:

  • Case statement development
  • Federal grants compliance
  • Funder cultivation
  • Fundraising planning and strategy
  • Government grant seeking
  • Grant writing and reporting
  • Project management
  • Prospect research
  • Specialized topics have included: Strategic grant seeking and management pertaining to COVID-19, D.C.-area fundraising landscape, risk mitigation, and management

Check this calendar to see about participating in one of our upcoming trainings.


Rachel is an Approved Grant Professionals Association trainer and has received accolades for her trainings, as evidenced by the feedback of some of her affiliate partners and attendees:


“Rachel is a joy to work with, always professional and responsive! She is in tune to the needs of the nonprofit community and delivers visually pleasant content that is relevant to the world today. She is very engaging during both in-     person seminars and webinars with a positive and energetic persona. Looking forward to working together again!”

Erin Crowley, Senior Associate, Marketing, Marcum LLP


“Rachel has been a true partner to the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. Her rapid response, fundraising knowledge, and genuine interest to support the nonprofit sector is unmatched. She will push you to think out of the box and move forward no matter the climate with an enthusiasm we all need!”

Taylor Strange, COO Center for Nonprofit Advancement


"Rachel has done many presentations for our nonprofit partners over the past few years, and always brings a great level of preparation and professionalism. Participants found her to be very knowledgeable, and there is always a great take away for participants at the end of the session."

Matthew Gayer, Co-Executive Director, Catalogue for Philanthropy


“We love working with Rachel! She is very organized and prepared – and yet flexible. She was able to make adjustments to her planned content, which allowed us to address timely concerns that arose just a few short weeks before her training was scheduled. Our community of grantseekers has been very pleased with the educational webinars delivered by Rachel. She demonstrates great mastery of the topics she covers     and delivers the material in an engaging manner.”

Tammy Tilzey, Director, Foundant for Grantseekers