Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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The Credit Union House 
631 E. Hill Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

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Jessie Blackwell 
Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition 

Show Me the Money:
Taking the Fear out of Grantwriting

The competition for grant dollars is fierce among nonprofits. Diane Hartley, professor of practice at the University of Oklahoma, will provide proven strategies that can help you stand out and be one of the chosen few. Diana will walk through steps to help you gain a better understanding of how foundation and corporate grant decisions are made.

Diana Hartley began her career as a newspaper photographer and reporter in a small western Oklahoma town. That experience laid the foundation for a career focusing on communications, leadership and strategic thinking. Her work and volunteer experience includes media, government, education, business and nonprofits. She is a sought after speaker, trainer and consultant with bachelors and master’s degrees in public relations from the University of Oklahoma and national accreditation in public relations.

Diana is a proven leader and actively seeks out meaningful opportunities to help people discover their strengths and talents. After teaching for three years as an adjunct, OU created a Professor of Practice position for Diana, where she teaches nonprofit management, leadership and fundraising. She also has her own consulting business, working with nonprofits, companies and associations acros  s the region. She is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma, Leadership Norman, and serves on the board of the Norman Public School Foundation.

Join us to learn tips on how to move your application from the 'No' or 'Maybe' piles to the 'Yes' pile!