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Grants Readiness: The Culture & Practices of Successful Grantseeking Organizations
National Nonprofit Trainer & Consultant, Founder
What does it take to be a successful grantseeking organization? Success in grantsmanship involves much more than being able to write a good proposal. As an organization, you must also have the right culture, the right values, the right tools, and the right resources in place to support your grantseeking process and manage your grant-funded programs and services well on behalf of your funder and the community you serve.
In this session, you'll learn how to lay the groundwork for effective grantsmanship in both your organization's culture and its practices. You will:
- Understand the importance of mission-driven grantsmanship
- Be able to identify your organization's needs and resources to support a systematic and strategic grantseeking process
- Have a framework for developing and strengthening financial and program accountability
- Know the resources and practices necessary to position your organization for grants readiness
For this session, you’ll be introduced to GrantsUSA’s exclusive Grants Readiness Assessment checklist—a detailed tool to help you identify what vital grants-readiness resources and practices are already working well in your organization, and where changes and improvements need to be made in order to make sure your organization is truly “grants ready.”
About the Presenter
Maryn Boess is a 24-year grant professional with more than $30 million in grant funding to her credit. As founder of GrantsUSA LLC, she created a portfolio of high-quality, low-cost grants information, tools, publications, websites, and training curricula. These include the multi-level Grantsmanship Academy certificate course and the Ultimate Grants Toolkit resource notebook and CD set. A leader in the national grantsmanship field, Maryn travels extensively to share her highly-regarded workshops and seminar presentations on strategies for nonprofit success. Since October 2006, she has also been “on the other side” —managing about $2 million annually in grantmaking for higher education through the Arizona Board of Regents.
Sneak Preview Videos
Check out these three short video excerpts for quick tips and tricks, and a sneak preview of the grants webinar series:
- It's Not about the Post Hole Digger
- It's 12 12 12...Do You Know What Your Proposal Is up to?
- The Biggest Proposal Budget Bloopers & How to Avoid Them
About the SeriesWe have built the Successful Grants Stewardship webinar series around the principles, tools, and strategies of grantsmanship essentials. Not to be confused with a beginning granstmanship or Grants 101-type program, these are rigorous, content-rich sessions designed for grants novices and veterans alike. The series will show you a new, powerful way to think about your role in the grants field; new, powerful strategies for organizing and managing a successful grants effort; and new, powerful tools for winning corporation, foundation, and government dollars to support your organization’s work.
Price is per connection! Share one connection with your entire development team, Board, and/or staff by projecting the presentation and broadcasting sound via speaker phone. If you plan to share your connection with individuals not directly affiliated with your organization, please contact email@example.com for permission.
December 7th, 2012 9:30 AM through 11:00 AM
|NAO Members||$ 49.50|