Foundation Forum: May 15th, 2019Professional Development Luncheon Series

"Foundation Forum: Getting Ready to Get the Grant"
Wednesday, May 15 - 11:30am to 1:15pm


Megan MacDaveyProgram Officer, Peter & Elizabeth Tower Foundation

Bridget Niland
Director of Youth Sports Initiatives, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Andrew Gaerte
Director of Client Relations, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Special Location:
Meals on Wheels Foundation of WNY
Community Center space at 100 James E. Casey Drive, Buffalo, NY 14206 | get directions
Ample free on-site parking available

The grant application process begins long before you log-in to the online portal to start your application.
 As funding becomes increasingly competitive, quality preparation is essential. This is where foundations can play a key - but often underutilized - role. Foundations are known for being a great source of funding for area non-profits, but their value to organizations goes far beyond the grants they provide. What makes a non-profit organization attractive to a funder? How can your organization get there? Each panelist will talk about the unique ways in which they help non-profits get ready to get the grant – from capacity building and convening to endowment building.

You'll leave this session with a better understanding of how you can work with foundations to make your organization stronger and more likely to get the grant

Early Bird Rates available through May 8th

Full program details and Online Registration HERE
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