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HOW TO BUILD A TOP SUPPORT TEAM FOR YOUR GRANTS PROCESS...THE BOARD

Webinar • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

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Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

What if your grants team could present the funding case directly to the leadership of charitable foundations and other funding organizations?

An active Board of Directors can help you use this powerful peer-to-peer strategy to increase your access to vital funding.

This new webinar shows you how to use your board to create a culture of philanthropy—and all-new success for your grants process.

Register now for Turn Your Board into a Top Support Team for Your Grants Process.

In this 90-minute webinar, Scot Scala draws on his 30 years as a fund development professional to help grant-seeking organizations turn their board into a “success amplifier” for winning grant awards. Step by step, you’ll learn how to empower your board to support the grants process and help lead it.

Create a competitive edge.  Through real-life scenarios, case studies and best practices, you’ll discover ways your board can facilitate vital engagement between your organization and grant funders. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to explore ways to recruit, train and involve board members in the grant process, including how to:

  • Use the board’s strategic engagement with the grant process to move the organization’s mission forward
  • Define the ideal board and recruit the right board members
  • Build a powerful funder-relations strategy that involves the board in mindful and specific ways
  • Incorporate grant-related board action items into an organizational fund development plan
  • Apply a sample Funder-Relations Checklist/Board Agreement Form

You’ll come away knowing how to make your board an asset in creating -- or strengthening -- a successful grants process.  Don’t miss your opportunity to build this advantage into your own development efforts.

Register now for Turn Your Board into a Top Support Team for Your Grants Process.

Who Will Benefit:

This webinar is of value to nonprofit organizations of all sizes that have (or want to have) a board that supports and engages in an active grants process. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Directors of Development
  • Grant Professionals
  • Board Members

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Scot Scala, GPC, M.Ed., and GPA Approved Trainer

Scot Scala has been a fund development professional for 30 years. He is President and Senior Consultant of Scala & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in providing services to nonprofit organizations. With offices in Avon, CT and Fort Lauderdale, FL, the firm offers expertise in grant funding research and proposal design, board training and education, fund development planning, and capacity building. Mr. Scala’s work engages him with clientele from throughout the United States, as well as Uganda, Mexico, and in particular, Haiti where he makes frequent visits and conducts mission work in support of K-12 education and nutrition programs. He is an award winning consultant and highly-regarded lecturer who frequently presents top-rated workshops to regional, national, and international groups such as the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Soroptimist International of the Americas, and Grant Professionals Association. 

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