Grants 101: Grant Writing, Grantor Research, and Program Evaluation

Grants 101: Grant Writing, Grantor Research, and Program Evaluation

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: Registration 8:30-9:00 a.m.; Program, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Claude Moore Nonprofit Training Center (714 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA)
Registration Cost: $50 (coffee and lunch provided)
Registration: Register here (seating is limited)

Join us for a Social Impact Institute: Learning Lab workshop, “Grants 101: Grant Writing, Grantor Research, and Program Evaluation,” where we will demystify the grant-seeking process. From proposal narratives to budget forms, from outcome measures to funder relationships, we will cover the all the basics you need to know to submit quality grant proposals to potential funders (and, properly manage your grants once received). A representative from George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library will also teach participants how to use the Foundation Directory Online, a local resource provided by GWU Loudoun, available to local nonprofits seeking grant funding.

Presenters
The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties’ team of Amy Owen, President, and Nicole Acosta, Director of Grants and Nonprofit Programs, have 40 years combined of nonprofit experience, including development, nonprofit management, grant writing, and grant making.

Tara Patterson serves as library manager at the George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus (Ashburn, VA), with more 20 years of experience in providing student research assistance and interlibrary loan services. In addition to traditional academic library resources, the branch offers public visitor access to the Foundation Directory Online, a free service and database that helps nonprofits search for the grantmakers most likely to fund their projects.

About the Social Impact Institute
The Social Impact Institute, a program of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, offers personalized support, specialized training, and in-depth programming for nonprofit executives, professionals, and boards. Current and previous Social Impact Institute programs include Leading for Success executive coaching program, Board Chair Roundtable, and in-depth trainings under the Learning Lab workshop series, such as Grants 101 and The Rise of the Citizen Story Teller.

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