Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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St. Louis, MO 63144

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Introduction to Grantwriting 

About the Workshop:
Introduction to Grantwriting

In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of how to develop and write the various components of a good grant proposal worthy of funding.  

During the session you will learn:

-How to prepare for writing a proposal
-How to gather and prepare preliminary information
-How to develop ideas for the proposal
-How to outline project goals
-How to state the purpose and objectives of the proposal
-How to explain the program methods to solve a stated problem
-How you will evaluate the results of the project
-How to develop a proposal budget.

You will receive valuable templates, charts and checklists to help you put into practice what you have learned.  

About the Presenter: 
Kent Hornberger 

Kent Hornberger is a Certified Grant Professional with over 40 years of experience in nonprofit management and fund raising.  

Kent currently serves of the national board of the Grant Professionals Certification Institute that is dedicated to strengthening the nonprofit sector’s ability to pursue and maintain public and private sector funding by promoting competency and ethical practices within the field of grantsmanship.  

Kent is immediate Past-President of the St. Louis Regional Chapter of the GPA and served for three years as the Chairman of the GPA’s Higher Education Special Interest Group.  He has held leadership positions in other professional organizations including the Association for Fundraising Professionals, and the Jesuit Advancement Association.

Kent has taught courses on the principles and practices of grant writing/management, critical analysis skills, communications, ethics and project management at several St. Louis area colleges and universities.  He has been a frequent workshop presenter at both regional and national conferences of the Grant Professionals Association, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, the Council for the Advancement of Support for Education, the Jesuit Advancement Association, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.  He has also served on the board of numerous not-for-profit organizations including Catholic Family Services and EarthDance Farms.