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May 2019

Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking

May 9 @ 8:00 AMMay 10 @ 5:00 PM
Grand Valley State University’s Detroit Center, 163 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking

Presented by The Grantmaking School Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking explores what informs foundation strategy and grantmaking and also focuses on the essential skills of grantmaking, including proposal review, due diligence, recommendations, and other core program officer competency areas. This two-day course provides you with an understanding of how proposal analysis contributes to your foundation’s broader strategy along with the necessary tools and methods to conduct a thorough proposal review and grantmaking process. What you’ll learn in this course: Foundation mission, strategy,…

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Persuasive Writing for Grantmakers

May 16 @ 9:00 AM4:00 PM
Grand Valley State University’s Detroit Center, 163 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Persuasive Writing for Grantmakers

This interactive workshop will focus on sharpening the analytical skills that are the basis for good writing, writing for different audiences, and creating different types of written products.

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Philanthropy 101

May 30 @ 8:00 AMMay 31 @ 5:00 PM
Grand Valley State University’s Detroit Center, 163 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Philanthropy 101

Philanthropy 101 is a two-day learning experience that helps ground new professionals in the basics of foundations, nonprofits, and grantmaking and the field of philanthropy. As a participant in this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of what philanthropy is, what makes it distinct, and why it’s important. You will also examine how your role fits within the broader philanthropic ecosystem and how the sector interacts with other sectors. The course introduces many concepts essential to philanthropic work, including…

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June 2019

Strategy and Evaluation in Grantmaking

June 19 @ 8:00 AMJune 20 @ 5:00 PM
Grand Valley State University’s Detroit Center, 163 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Strategy and Evaluation in Grantmaking

Presented by The Grantmaking School Strategy and Evaluation in Grantmaking is a two-day learning experience designed to help you develop or refine your grantmaking strategy and to develop evaluation approaches that support learning, strategy improvement, and promote equitable evaluation practices. Philanthropy is evolving quickly, presenting new opportunities and challenges for grantmakers like you. Effective evaluation can help your foundation overcome those challenges with new solutions for your work and that of your grantees. Strategy and Evaluation in Grantmaking gives you…

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Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking (Colorado)

June 20 @ 8:00 AMJune 21 @ 5:00 PM
Colorado Association of Funders & Community First Foundation, 5855 Wadsworth Bypass, Unit A
Arvada, CO 80003 United States
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Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking

Presented by The Grantmaking School in partnership with the Colorado Association of Funders Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking explores what informs foundation strategy and grantmaking and also focuses on the essential skills of grantmaking, including proposal review, due diligence, recommendations, and other core program officer competency areas. This two-day course provides you with an understanding of how proposal analysis contributes to your foundation’s broader strategy along with the necessary tools and methods to conduct a thorough proposal review and grantmaking process. What…

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Set Your Strategy (webinar)

June 25 @ 1:00 PM2:30 PM
Webinar
Grantmaking Webinar Series

Setting a grantmaking strategy can be a long and complicated process. To get to the strategy you must identify the needs and ensure all voices are heard in the process. Once the strategy is set, it is critical to educate your nonprofit partners on your new focus areas and notify long-term grantees if they no longer fit into the selected priority areas. Join this webinar to hear from grantmakers who have recently implemented new strategies with and for the communities…

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July 2019

Strategy and Evaluation for Health Foundations

July 8 @ 8:30 AMJuly 9 @ 4:30 PM
RTI International, 3040 E Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27709 United States
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Strategy and Evaluation for Health Foundations

A Workshop for Board Members and Staff Presented by The Grantmaking School Strategy and Evaluation for Health Foundations is a two-day learning experience designed for those who work for foundations whose mission is focused on human health and are considering developing a more strategic approach to their work. This course may be of particular benefit to newer, health-conversion foundations. During this course, health foundation board members, senior staff, and program officers will be introduced to the fundamentals of strategic philanthropy…

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September 2019

So, You Want to Fund the Revolution? Social Movements and Grantmaking

September 18 @ 8:00 AMSeptember 19 @ 5:00 PM
Grand Valley State University’s Detroit Center, 163 Madison Street
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Social Movements in Grantmaking

Join us for a 2-day mix of lectures, discussions, and experiential exercises, which will provide you with an understanding of philanthropy’s influence on social movements and how to identify funding opportunities to support these critical movements.

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Build and Maintain Grantee Relationships (webinar)

September 24 @ 1:00 PM2:30 PM
Webinar
Grantmaking Webinar Series

As the issues that foundations address become more complex, so too become the relationships that grantmakers must build and maintain with grantees. When nonprofits begin to collaborate, partner and scale, grantmakers must adapt to become connectors and conveners while still managing the power dynamics of being the one with the checkbook. If this is one of the issues that keeps you up at night, join this webinar to hear from your grantmaking peers who have advice to share from their…

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