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University of Lynchburg

Philanthropic Grantwriting Workshop

Join us for our training on Philanthropic Grantwriting Workshop with Erika Mork! This event is co-sponsored by the University of Lynchburg.

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Philanthropic Grantwriting Workshop

Time & Location

Mar 18, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

University of Lynchburg, 1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501, USA

About the Event

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: University of Lynchburg 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Lynchburg.

Description:

"Geared toward novices, learn how to identify prospects, interpret guidelines, write competitive proposals, and manage relationships with philanthropic grantmakers over time."

Bio:

A former Fulbrighter and University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Humphrey School of Public Affairs Policy Fellow, Erika holds an MBA with an emphasis in nonprofit management. She has ten years of consulting experience and more than a decade of director-level experience in development, marketing, and communications with both nonprofit and governmental organizations. In addition, Erika previously served four years as ex-officio executive director of an operating foundation and also reviewed grant proposals and conducted site visits on behalf of a private grantmaker for more than five years. While much of her experience involves working with well-established groups, she also has first-hand knowledge of what it takes to engage volunteers, develop a board, establish a brand, and raise funds to build a successful nonprofit from the ground up through co-founding a 501(c)(3). Erika is a Certified Fund Raising Executive who has twice assisted CFRE, Int'l as part of a small group of subject matter experts, reviewing professional exam questions at their headquarters and determining the pass point for certification. As a long-time member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, former award judge for the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators, skilled grantwriter, and seasoned leader, she applies her expertise to increase the capacity of organizations to fulfill their missions and better serve their constituencies. Recently, Erika traveled to Kazakhstan to serve as a Public Affairs Section Speaker with the U.S. Department of State, providing training on grantwriting to U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General employees, university faculty and staff, and NGO leaders from across the country. Erika currently works as Director of Institutional Giving and passes along her knowledge on the University of Lynchburg campus as an Adjunct Professor of Nonprofit Leadership Studies within the Masters of Nonprofit Leadership Studies Program.

Thanks to the scholarship program with the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation, the cost for the training is $25.00. ** In order to reach as many non-profits as possible, please limit the number of scholarships your organization uses. **

**DISCLAIMER: Note registering for an event reserves a spot. Registrants will be required to pay and refunds CANNOT be issued for cancellations unless your spot is filled by a walk-in. If you cannot make the training and would like to send someone from your organization in your place, this is acceptable, but please let Katherine Daniel, our Program Coordinator, know at daniel_kh@Lynchburg.edu**

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