Project Streamline: Practices That Matter

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Join this interactive webinar to identify and focus on the high leverage grant making practices and behaviors that matter most to your grant seekers and to your foundation. We’ll explore the connections between foundation values and grant making practices and how to make sure your practices reflect those values. Participants will leave with a better understanding of streamlining opportunities and will know where to find assessment tools, guides, blog and other resources that are available to support your streamlined practices.  

This workshop is designed for teams or individuals from grantmaking organizations, including executives, grants managers, and program staff.


Jessica Bearman, Principal, Bearman Consultants
Jessica Bearman works with foundations and other mission-based organizations, focusing on organization development, facilitation, planning, and R&D to help them become more intentional, effective, and responsive to the communities that they serve.
As a consultant and in her prior role as deputy director of New Ventures in Philanthropy, Jessica has written and spoken widely about new and established philanthropy.  Her most recent Project Streamline publication: Practices That Matter, investigates the impact of grantmakers’ application and reporting practices on nonprofits.  She – or rather her sassy alter-ego, “Dr. Streamline” – blogs regularly on the topic of funder practices and values.
Prior to her work in philanthropy, Jessica spent nine years at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, an environmental nonprofit based in Maryland.  She has an undergraduate degree from Brown University and a Masters in Organization Development from American University/National Training Laboratory.  


CMF Members: $35.00
Nonmembers: $70.00

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