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VF + CNM Virtual Mash Up: Marketing + Grants (Online Classroom)

VF + CNM MASH UP February 10, 2022

In collaboration with our partner organization Venture Forward in Chattanooga, we are offering two impactful educational programs on the same day. Purchasing the CNM + VF Virtual Mash Up results in a $25 discount over purchasing the workshops separately. (You can also find the workshops listed separately on the Venture Forward or CNM websites.)


8:00 AM – 11:00 AM  (CST)  

Essential Elements of a Powerful Marketing and Communication Plan (powered by PRSA)

This education track is for the nonprofit executive who wears multiple hats that include "marketing" or the Marketing Director whose hat is new or tethered. Grab your "hat" and prepare to learn the marketing essentials that you need to build, sustain and grow your nonprofit organization. This track will deliver the following essential instruction:

  • Social Media 101
  • Website Basics
  • Media Crisis 911
  • Simple Storytelling


PRSA Lookout is the leading Chattanooga-area communications professional organization with members across a variety of industries from southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia.

PRSA is the world’s largest professional organization for public relations practitioners, with more than 33,000 professional and student members across 400 chapters.



1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (CST)

Developing a Thriving Grant Program (with facilitator Audra Davis)

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 their organization aligns with prospective funders, and what steps need to be taken tocultivate relationships with funders. Lessons learned from multiple perspectives will be shared, including feedback from funders and best practices from nonprofit fundraising staff and leadership. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify any organizational or programming gaps that need to be addressed prior to applying
  • Understand how and whether their programs align with funder’s priorities
  • Determine appropriate cultivation steps before, during and after the application process
February 10th, 2022 8:00 AM through  4:00 PM
Zoom - You will receive a link upon registration
United States
Workshop Price
Member $125 / Nonmember $250 $ 250.00
Certificate Details
Certificate Course Developing a Thriving Grant Program (Rev Dev), Developing a Thriving Grant Program (VPM), Developing a Thriving Grant Program (CI), Developing a Thriving Grant Program (PL)