Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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Network for Strong Communities 
8764 Manchester Road
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St. Louis, MO 63144

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All About Federal Grants!

About the Workshop:

Federal Grants

The federal government has over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies amounting to billions of dollars each year.  Find out how federal grants work!

During this three-hour workshop participants will learn:

  • How federal grants work
  • How to find opportunities for your organization
  • Deciding when to go for it - how to assess a request for application
  • Required sections of a federal grant proposal need, project description, goals and objectives, organization capacity, evaluation plans, and sustainability
  • What to do before you actually "push the button" to submit your application.

About the Presenter:

Kent Hornberger

Kent Hornberger is a Certified Grant Professional with over 40 years of experience in not for profit 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 also serves on the board of the local 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 and is a member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Missouri St. Louis where he teaches a graduate level course in grant development a writing.