This workshop will give participants the steps to create and implement a thriving grant program. Participants will understand what it means to be grant ready, how to determine whether they align with prospective funders, and steps for cultivating relationships with funders. Audra will share lessons learned from multiple perspectives, including feedback from funders and best practices from nonprofit fundraising staff and leadership.
1) Identify any organizational or programming gaps that need to be addressed prior to applying;
2) Understand how and whether their programs align with a funder's priorities;
3) Determine appropriate cultivation steps before, during, and after the application process.
Suggested Career Path: Program Leader (Mid-career nonprofit professionals who lead teams and programs; 5-10 years serving in the nonprofit sector)