Southeast Rural Philanthropy Days
Pen to Paper
Pen to Paper – 3-part series
Description: This 3-part series will provide you with coaching and peer review of a current grant application. Each session will focus on a different element of the Common Grant Application (CGA), including: narrative, goals & objectives and grant attachments. This course is intended for nonprofit professionals that work in a development capacity and have an active grant application.
Participants will have the opportunity to get direct feedback during the class and revise their proposals between sessions.
Tuesday, November 10 – PART 1: DEVELOP YOUR EFFECTIVE CASE FOR SUPPORT
Part 1 will focus on how to maximize the limited space available to tell your story in your grant proposal and work to clarify and refine your organizations goals and objectives with the help of peer review.
Thursday, November 12 – PART 2: MISSION BUILDING BLOCKS
Part 2 will focus on reviewing and interpreting nonprofit principles and best practices and writing a narrative that references instructions to ensure you are answering the questions posed in an application.
Tuesday, November 17 – PART 3: GRANT ATTACHMENTS & PANEL
Part 3 will focus on tips to avoid common mistakes and the essential elements of the attachments section of a grant proposal as well as tools for grants management and infrastructure. This session will also feature a panel of funders and grant professionals.
November 10, 12, & 17 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | $40 for specific counties | $60 standard
- $40 counties include: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero & Prowers
Southeast Regional Resources and Partnership Building Workshops
Open to nonprofits, organizations and government officials who work with the following counties: Baca, Bent Huerfano, Crowley, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo.
- Jeff Osterman, Southern Colorado Community Foundation
- Sammie George, Bent County Development Foundation
- Ann-Marie Crampton, Lamar Community College
Regional Steering Committee
RPD conference activities are collaboratively coordinated by a Regional Steering Committee comprised of rural nonprofit, government and business leaders, Community Resource Center, the Anschutz Family Foundation and local foundation staff.