Join us for this practical workshop covering the basic elements and key success factors for grant seeking of foundations and corporate funds. This webinar will incorporate abstracts from a successfully funded grant request, as sell as other "real world" grant seeking examples.
Areas to be covered include:
- strategically selecting grant seeking initiatives
- determining your organizations readiness to seek a grant opportunity
- researching foundation and corporate funders for a selected grant seeking initiative
- effectively engaging/cultivating relationships with foundations and corporate funds for grant seeking
- establishing a project plan/team to purse a targeted grant opportunity
- effectively writing/submitting an LOI (letter of intent, inquiry or interest) and grant proposal
- best follow-up practices for awarded grants.
- Learn about and be able to apply program mission – margin matrixes to proactively stage/select prioritized key success initiatives within their organizations for grant seeking
- Be able to use major fee-based and free resources to identify foundations, corporate funds and government sources for grant seeking
- Learn the five R's of effective grant seeking and be able to apply them to a grant effort
Cameron Hosner, Director of Business Development/Strategic Initiatives, Easterseals Michigan. Cameron is responsible for leading assigned key business and organizational development initiatives for the organization. He joined Easterseals Michigan following an over 30-year career of proven executive management leadership in the nonprofit and for-profit health and human service sectors. Throughout his career, he has engaged in both governmental and private grant seeking activities.
About Easterseals Michigan:
Easterseals Michigan (ESM) works to change the way the world defines and views disabilities by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. For over 100 years, ESM has been an indispensable resource for individuals and families challenged by a special need and/or disability. As the needs of the communities they serve have evolved over the years, so has their approach to meeting those needs. ESM is now a major provider of behavioral health, autism and medical rehabilitation services throughout Michigan. In 2020 with $41,246,410 in revenue and nearly 500 staff, more than 15,000 individuals and their families benefited from ESM services. Michigan locations include offices in Auburn Hills, Centerline, Flint, Grand Rapids, Pontiac, Southfield, Walled Lake and Waterford Michigan.