Attend the Grants 101: Introduction to Finding Grants Workshop
GW students are cordially invited to join the 2018 Evaluator Summit hosted by The Unfunded List and GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship!
Grants 101: Introduction to Finding Grants
Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
-Who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations?
-What do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding?
-How do you identify potential funders and make the first approach?
The training will last one hour and then there will be 30 minutes of questions with Melissa and the session will conclude at 11:30 at which point you are welcome and encouraged to visit the Evaluator Stories booth or Feedback Workshops.
About the Speaker:
Melissa Grannetino is an Engagement Specialist at Foundation Center where she leads training programs, plans events and assists in fundraising. Melissa has several years of experience in fundraising, research and program evaluation. She has served as a member of the selection committee for Advancement in Management (AIM) Award Competition (formerly known as The Washington Post Award). Prior to joining Foundation Center she developed and implemented donor cultivation and stewardship programs at both The Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Museum of Natural History. She holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and Sociology/Anthropology from Denison University.