The A to Z Grantwriting APRIL 2012 Newsletter at http://www.atozgrantwriting.com/index.php
Join us for the Loyola Marymount University NON PROFIT FUNDRAISING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM with Linda Vallejo and William Moreno.
Call LMU 310.338.1971 for details, fees, and registration OR VISIT http://www.lmu.edu/academics/extension/programs/business/ndc.htm
A to Z Grantwriting: Funding Your Passion 3-Day Intensive Seminar with Linda Vallejo, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, June 11, 12, & 13, 9 am – 5 pm
Linda Vallejo presents a simple and proven system that teaches participants how to prepare, organize and submit, not just a single, successful proposal, but multiple, ongoing proposals for an effective grantwriting campaign. Participants learn how to: 1) Find and organize “good match” potential foundation, corporate, and government funders, 2) Establish a well-organized and productive grantwriting team and development office, 3) Develop positive communications with funding sources and collaborative partners, 4) Prepare for all funding opportunities to eliminate stress and chaos and, 5) Study and understand a complete proposal package including need statements, measurable objectives, evaluation plans, and budgets.
The Art of Nonprofit Fundraising 3-Day Intensive Seminar with William Moreno, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, June 25, 26, & 27, 9 am – 5 pm
This course presented by William Moreno focuses on strategies and real world tactics for cultivating and securing gifts and grants from individuals. Thoroughly interactive, the course provides a context and process for creating successful goals and action plans. Also covered are building lasting relationships with donors, the art of making “the ask”, tactics to attract new donors and deepen relationships with existing donors. Others topics include the “elevator speech” or pitch, engaging your board of directors, annual campaigns, membership programs, planning successful fundraising events, social media, approaches to working with diverse communities and more.
Deadline: June 1 (Intent to Apply). $1.5M will be awarded to nonprofit dance companies, theaters, presenting organizations, and service organizations for artist residencies designed to increase demand for jazz, theater, and/or contemporary dance. Info and app:
The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the appointments of MARTIN L. LEIBOWITZ and MONICA LOZANO to its board. Lozano, CEO of impreMedia, has over twenty-five years of experience in Hispanic media and is publisher and CEO of La Opinión. She serves on the boards of several leading business and nonprofit organizations and is a member of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Full Press Release:
Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey conducted by Nonprofit HR Solutions indicate that nonprofit organizations are adding staff and expect to see changes in the voluntary turnover rates of employees. The survey conducted in partnership with The Improve Group, found 43% staff size increases in 2011 compared with 34% in 2010, and 43% will create new positions in 2012. Full Article and Survey results:
SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST), Los Angeles, California: This position must be experienced in the theory and provision of support services to underserved and diverse populations, and intervention and treatment services in the areas of trafficking, torture, sexual assault and/or domestic violence.
CAST website: http://www.castla.org/gala
Position summary and instructions: http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=256000007
COLLABORATIVE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FUNDERS TO SUPPORT HOUSING AND SERVICES FOR CHRONICALLY HOMELESS PEOPLE IN LOS ANGELESMarch 25, 2012
Deadline: April 20. Nonprofit organizations are invited to submit grant proposals for projects designed to increase the availability of permanent housing units and support services for the chronically homeless in Los Angeles County. Info and app:
Program Manager, Levitt Pavilions, Beverly Hills, California: A national nonprofit organization that partners with cities to transform neglected outdoor spaces into free, live music to bring people together and invigorate community life.
Levitt Pavilions website: http://www.levittpavilions.org/
Position summary and instructions:
Join us for the Loyola Marymount University NON PROFIT FUNDRAISING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM with Linda Vallejo and William Moreno. A to Z Grantwriting “Funding Your Passion” 3-Day Seminar, June 11, 12, and 13. Call LMU 310.338.1971 for details, fees, and registration OR VISIT
Deadline: May 15. Five grants of $12,500 for wholly women-owned businesses that combine the principles of social consciousness, sustainability, and innovation to create new businesses or invigorate existing ones. Info and app: