This comprehensive training will cover the basics of seeking, finding and securing grants for municipalities including:- Facts versus Myths about Your Eligibility as a Grant Award Candidate- How to Position Your Unit of Government for Foundation and Corporate Grant Seeking- Finding Nonprofit Fiscal Partners- Forming Your Own Municipal 501C3- Council Resolutions Required- Budgeting for Cash Matching Funds- Developing an In-Kind Matching Funds Budget- Carving Out Time to Build Funder Relationships- Full-Time or Part-Time Grant Writing Support (Pros and Cons)- Arizona Grant Writing Resources (Associations and the League)- Review of Arizona Foundation and Corporate Funders- Types of Funding Request Documents- Letter of Inquiry - Writing Exercise- Letter Proposal - Discussion- Grant Applications: Online formats and hard copy paper or file formats- Researching Relevant Statistics to Support Your Grant Application- Crafting Measurable Goals and Objectives- Writing Compliance, Editing, and Funding Request Considerations- Next Steps after Funding- Next Steps When Program isn’t FundedWho: Dr. Beverly Browning ("Dr. Bev")Dr. Browning brings over four decades of experience to her annual League training events. She has assisted municipal and other types of clients and previous workshop participants in winning grant awards of more than $430 million. Dr. Bev is the author of 42 grant-related publications.Cost: $120 (materials and lunch are included).
Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
League of Arizona Cities and Towns1820 W. Washington St.Phoenix, Arizona 85007602-258-5786
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