Judging the Soundness of Proposals

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Grand Valley State University Detroit Center, Detroit, MI

This session provides a focus on the key elements and skills for effective proposal review and project selection.  You will learn how to assess projects more effectively, identify red flags and assure that proposals selected have the best opportunity for success.

*Completion of this program counts toward the CMF-JCP Grantmaking Series Certificate of Completion - More Details

Miguel A. Satut 
most recently served as a Senior Consultant to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan on the issue of regional civic leadership. Prior to retirement from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Miguel, in his role of Program Director, was responsible for the design, planning, and management of programs related to the Foundation's efforts to align community systems to increase learning outcomes for vulnerable young people. Areas of focus included programming in Michigan, Leadership, and lead for the Engaging Latino Communities for Education (ENLACE) Initiative, a $30 million national effort by the Foundation to strengthen the educational pathways for Latinos to succeed in higher education.

Prior to joining the Foundation in March 1995, Miguel held senior leadership positions at several prominent organizations. He was vice president for the Kresge Foundation in Troy, Michigan, president of the Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts, Inc., and president of Oficina Hispana, Boston, Massachusetts. He began his professional career as a teacher and administrator with the Boston Public Schools.  He earned a bachelor's degree in history and political science from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a master's degree in education from Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Staff and leadership of any grantmaker or nonprofit organization seeking to identify or strengthen their grantmaking process.


CMF Members - $95.00
Non-Members - $190.00

Registration deadline 3/4/2014.


Please contact Deb Palms at dpalms@michiganfoundations.org or 313-566-2444 Ext. 213.