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Let’s Get Cooking: Your Recipe for Quality Nonprofit Project Management

October 30, 2019 @ 11:30 AM1:00 PM EDT

Let's Get Cooking: Your Recipe for Quality Nonprofit Project Management. Part of the Johnson Center's FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series.

This event is part of the Johnson Center’s FREE Brown Bag Lunch & Learn series

Do you manage multiple grants or projects simultaneously? Do you struggle with having enough time or capacity to keep track of complex grant requirements and components? Have you found any creative strategies that work well for you, and might be helpful for others?

In this interactive session, we’ll explore some key ingredients (structured processes and strategies) that you can adapt and use in your own project management kitchen. There will also be time to swap recipes, so be prepared to share your favorite strategies.

Key Takeaways:

  • Creative ways to make your work visual that can be adapted for any project
  • Quick steps for separating projects from problem solving
  • Simple processes that can be used to help manage projects and overcome obstacles

Featuring: Jennifer Van Horssen, West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology
Cost: Free!

Attendees are welcome to bring a lunch to this event. Water, coffee, and tea will be provided.

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Photo: Jennifer Van Horssen
Jennifer Van Horssen, M.P.A., is the Design Manager for Public Agency at West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology. She previously served as a Business Solutions Representative with West Michigan Works!. She has over 15 years’ experience in public education and nonprofit organizations. Jennifer specializes in grant project management, project re-design, and the application of continuous learning and improvement principles to human service work. She finds joy in the learning that happens when collaborating with people toward a greater purpose, and has a creative passion for making ideas and work processes visual. Learn more about Jennifer.


October 30, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
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Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Grand Valley State University


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