GRANT APPLICATIONS WORKSHOP (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Is it time to refresh your grant application or build a new one? If so, join us for this half-day workshop as practitioners will weigh in on your current application or provide best practices for creating a new one. Gain tools to help you build a strong application and guidelines for your foundation.
Kelly Matti, program manager, Institution for Foundation and Donor Learning and LearnPhilanthropy
Kelly Matti is program manager for the Institution for Foundation and Donor Learning and LearnPhilanthropy.
Most recently, Kelly served as grants manager for the Pokagon Fund, a private foundation located in southwest Michigan. Her prior experience includes various professional positions with nonprofit organizations, most notably as director of development for the Porter Hills Foundation located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and President of Junior Achievement of Michiana, serving southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. Kelly earned her bachelor's degree in public relations from Grand Valley State University and is currently pursuing a master's degree in public administration.
EVALUATIONS ON A SHOESTRING WORKSHOP (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
Evaluation may seem like a challenge but it does not need to be time-consuming or expensive to gain worthwhile results. With proper planning and the right resources, you can develop an evaluation program that helps your foundation achieve maximum impact. Join us to develop your evaluation strategy and take home some essential resources for your foundation.
Jodi Petersen, director, community research institute, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
Jodi Petersen, Ph.D. is the director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy's Community Research Institute at Grand Valley State University. The Community Research Institute focuses on research, evaluation, web tools, and community responsive data. Trained as a community psychologist, she holds a doctorate from Michigan State University. She strives to advance the work of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors in Grand Rapids, surrounding communities, and the larger field to collect useful information and use data to inform decision-making.
CMF Members: $55 for one workshop, $95 for both*
Nonmembers: $110 for one workshop, $190 for both*
*Please note that lunch will be provide for those attending both workshops.
May 12, 2017
Cancellation Policy: No refunds are available after May 12, 2017