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Grant Research:Targeting Funds for Nonprofits Online

Millions of dollars are available in grants to nonprofits, but how do you find them and identify the organizations most likely to be interested in your proposal? Information is increasingly available online. In this workshop, you will:

  • review research skills to target grant funds
  • increase your ability to search online effectively
  • explore "cutting-edge" grant technology
  • identify patterns of foundations, corporations, and private trusts
  • begin your own grant research within the context of the class

Prerequisite: Introduction to Grant Writing

A laptop computer of recent vintage with wireless capacity and familiarity with the personal computer environment are required for this program.

Jack Smith, M.P.A., is a nationally recognized grant writer based in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 1987, his consulting practice has provided grant-writing services to more than 150 organizations, including the Huntington's Disease Society of America, Catholic Charities of Greater Atlanta, Y-Clubs of Georgia, Century Pacific Housing, and the Maine Center for Community Dental Health. He has taught grant-writing skills for the state governments of Connecticut, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Vermont and for agencies and clients of the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Cherokee Nation. Each year, more than 1,000 participants attend one of his full-day classes. He serves as adjunct instructor at the University of Georgia, Emory University, Duke University, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Management Institute.


Thursday, December 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

$165 (6 contact hours/ 0.6 CEUs)
Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland campus

 

If you are currently developing a grant, bring it with you to work on; if not, bring an idea you'd like to develop to work on. A laptop computer of recent vintage with wireless capacity and familiarity with the personal computer environment are required for this program.

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