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International Grant Professionals Day #LearnGrants Online Summit
March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Join us for the #LearnGrants Online Summit as our line-up of trainers share some of their best tips and strategies to support your grant related work. What better way is there to celebrate International Grant Professionals Day (#IGPD) than by spending time polishing your knowledge with grant professionals from around the world?!
This free 2-hour event is designed for you to come and go as your schedule allows. Each of our 6 presenters will give their 10-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of live Q & A on a set schedule so you can log in for the sessions you choose. Don’t worry, if your schedule doesn’t allow you to make it to all 6 presentations, all of the recordings will be emailed to registrants after the event.
Diane H. Leonard, GPC | Founder, DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services
Diane is a Grant Professional Certified (GPC) and Approved Trainer for the Grant Professionals Association. Diane has personally secured more than $92 million dollars since founding DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services in 2006 in competitive grant funds for its clients. When not working with her team on grant applications for clients, Diane can be found in the 1000 Islands, out for a run, or drinking a strong cup of coffee.
Applaud Your Inner Grant Manager
Session Start Time: 12:00pm Eastern (15 minutes)
Olivia Smith-Daugherty | Pasadena Independent School District
As grant professionals, we do waaayyy more than write proposals. Let’s celebrate one of the many “hats” we don’t often get recognized for wearing – our post-award grant management hat. Whether you love this part of the work or hate it, grant management is a natural skill that grant professionals possess – so embrace it!
The Problem with Implicit Bias in Grantmaking
Session Start Time: 12:20pm Eastern (15 minutes)
Althea Lewis | Lewis Grant Writing Services, LLC
Implicit bias in grantmaking can be invisible, but its impact is visible when determining which organizations ultimately receive funding. This presentation will discuss why grant funders should use data to examine their practices and ensure equitable access to funding for organizations serving marginalized populations.
Logical Logic Models
Session Start Time: 12:40pm Eastern (15 minutes)
Johna Rodgers, GPC | Johna Rodgers Consulting, LLC
Logic models can be intimidating, but are really a simple tool for facilitating thinking AND showing off your project knowledge. This quick down-and-dirty session is all you’ll need to be a wizard at the white board, in the board meeting, or when you’re required to on-board a new grant employee. Trust us: logic models are #easypeasy.
How to write inspiring stories and messages that include data and statistics.
Session Start Time: 1:00pm Eastern (15 minutes)
Lori L. Jacobwith | Ignited Fundraising
Learn how to craft messages and stories that break through the nonprofit marketing noise. Don’t waste your time writing the same old hu hum messages. Instead, make word choices that engage both the heads and hearts of your funders so they want to give more.
Grant Evaluation and Selection
Session Start Time: 1:40pm Eastern (15 minutes)
Melissa Kelleher | State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services
Grants are a key to bring much needed programs and services to the most vulnerable citizens. Learn why it is important to select opportunities that align with your mission and fit within your capacity.