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Getting Your Piece of the Pie
 

WHAT:

A one-day workshop introducing or refreshing your grant-writing and management skills.  While funding is available from different resources, it’s how you convince the donors WHY your project or program should be funded.  Registration begins at 7:30 AM with a continental breakfast.  Program begins at 8 AM.

All participants receive a workbook with information and exercises to support their grantsmanship.


Those staying for the second-half  (begins at 12:30) will have a working lunch with the opportunity to write a grant and have it critiqued.

 WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Those who are ultimately responsible for securing dollars for your organization.

  •  Government Depts.           
  •  Emergency Response Teams (fire companies, ambulance)
  • Youuth Sports Team Representatives          
  • Libraries and other
  • NonProfit Organizations


 OBJECTIVES: Adjusting Your Methods for Maximum Outcomes (8:00 AM  - 3:30 PM)
Part 1

  • Glossary— Understanding key terms
  • Planning– Why it’s important to create a plan and demonstrate community impact.
  • Introductions – Getting to know the funders. Holding the reviewers attention.
  • Research – Where are the databases?  How can I find support online?
  • Your Story – How to craft a compelling story; budgets; sample letters of intent.


Part 2 (includes a working lunch)

Putting Pen to Paper:  Develop a sample proposal and have it reviewed. (12:30 - 4:30 PM)

 Attend these sessions and walk away with practical tools and resources to implement your successful grant writing strategies and achieve critical results.  Fortify your team now to surpass expectations. Never be fearful to approach a potential funder again without purpose and triumph.

Kayte Connelly ACC held leadership positions in Berks, Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia counties for 30 years and raised millions of dollars from various sources.  She has served on Peer Review Panels for  local, regional, statewide granting bodies as well as the Federal Government.  In addition she created systems to distribute funds through the Berks Arts Council and the Rhythm & Blues Foundation. As the Executive Director of an international foundation and a re-granting partner with the PA Council on the Arts, she created systems that ensured an ease for those submitting applications. She moved back to the Lehigh Valley three years ago and serves on the Lehigh Township Parks and Recreation Board. An invited guest to the White House for five years through Advocacy for the Arts, she is now a leadership coach, facilitator and talent development consultant.

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PROCEEDS to benefit Lehigh Township Recreation Commission; 2 dates to choose from
Friday, September 29 
Workbooks, continental breakfast and Part 1 for $89 (8:00 AM—12:30 PM) 
plus handling fee of $3.00 per ticket


Part 2 includes lunch and grant critique $129 (12:30—4:30 PM)   plus handling fee of $4.00 per ticket
Lehigh Township Fire Company, 4188 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, PA  18035


Saturday, October 14
Workbooks, continental breakfast and Part 1 for $89 (8:00 - 12:30 PM)  plus handling fee of $3.00 per ticket


Part 2 includes lunch and personal review $129 (12:30—4:30 PM)    plus handling fee of $4.00 per ticket
Lehigh Township Fire Company, 4188 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, PA  18035