Tuesday, August 30
You Got the Grant! Now What?, 1:30 - 2:30pm
In this new class, you will learn about the best practices in managing the reports and the communication required to build long term partnerships with foundations.
Meet and Greet: Cleveland Foundation Management Staff, 2:30 - 3:30pm
As a follow-up to our You Got the Grant! Now What?class, you'll have the chance to talk with and learn from The Cleveland Foundation's Grants Management team. Find out the dos and don'ts and get recommendations from experts in managing foundation relationships.
Wednesday, August 31
Your Board and Fundraising, 10:00 - 11:00am
This class helps you think through the process of getting your board involved with fundraising, suggesting examples and approaches that give all of your board members a role to play.
Brown Bag Lunch: Been to a Good (Board) Meeting Lately? Make Your Board Meetings More Engaging and Effective!, 11:30am - 1:00pm
In this interactive lunchtime conversation, Sarah Spengler from United Way of Greater Cleveland will talk about what makes meetings interesting AND a good use of everyone’s time. You’ll leave this session with a bunch of ways to spice up your meetings to add energy and build commitment.
Thursday, September 1
Proposal Writing Basics, 10:00 - 11:30am
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation, starting with planning and research, through writing, editing, and follow-up.
Proposal Budgeting Basics, 11:30am - 12;30pm
This program will help you prepare and present a budget for a grant proposal, with details on personnel expenses, in-kind gifts, and indirect costs.
Monday: 12:00 - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 12:00 - 4:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9:30am - 1:00pm Close early for Labor Day holiday