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Grant Writing Primer: What You Need to Know from the Experts

June 20, 2019
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

NOTE: This workshop opportunity is available in whole-day or half-day sessions. Morning and afternoon sessions includes a panel of foundation representatives – not to miss!

Morning Session: The Foundation Directory: Win More Grants

Description: To win grants, you need the most up-to-date, complete information you can get about grant makers and the grants they’ve made. How can you get that? A great resource is the comprehensive database and powerful search tools Foundation Directory Online offers.

Presenter: Kent Mulcahy has been with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County for over eight years. As the Grants Resource Librarian, he oversees the planning and presentation of all grants related classes and events for the library, and works directly with the Foundation Center to maintain the highest quality and most up to date materials for grant seekers.

Lunch: Foundation Panel Discussion

Meet some of Cincinnati’s grant managers and learn what they look for in awarding funds. Panelists include:

  • Beth Broomall, Charles Dater Foundation
  • Harold Brown, Greater Cincinnati Foundation
  • Heidi Jark, Fifth Third Bank Foundation
  • Lisa Roberts-Rosser, PNC Foundation.

Afternoon Session: An Introduction to Grant Writing

Description: Grant writing can be quite daunting for newcomers and seasoned professionals alike! This interactive workshop will provide you with everything you need to get started on your grant writing journey, and will feature a step-by-step guide to creating a proposal that meets your organization’s needs.

Participants will learn the 12 critical elements that are necessary for successfully researching and writing each section of the grant proposal, and take part in quick, hands-on exercises to practice what they learn. “An Introduction to Grant Writing” will also include a number of key takeaways and resource materials that can be used to ensure continued success.

Presenter: Fearghal Reid has worked as a successful Grants Manager and nonprofit consultant – generating almost $14 million in grant funds from foundation, corporate, government and individual donors. A member of the American Grant Writers Association since 2016, Fearghal is currently the Grants, Research & Special Projects Lead for Easterseals serving Greater Cincinnati – an organization dedicated to breaking down barriers to employment and self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities, individuals with disadvantages and veterans.

Building Blocks Additional Information:

NOTE New location: Starting with the January 2019 offering, OneSource Center’s “Building Blocks” monthly seminars will be held at OneSource Center’s spacious and beautifully appointed Park 42 Conference Center in Sharonville, just minutes from the Sharonville 275 exit.

Bonus: All seminar attendees are eligible to shop and to receive a 10% discount coupon to visit our warehouse after the seminar.

A full calendar of OneSource Center “Building Blocks” workshops is available online! Future workshops range from marketing plan development to team building and grant writing! Check it out here!

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