Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking Workshop

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - June 21, 4:30 PM

The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy 
Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking
Dates: June 20 and June 21, 2019
Times: 8 am-5 pm each day
Location: Hosted by Colorado Association of Funders at Community First Foundation Bldg. | 5855 Wadsworth Blvd., Unit A, Arvada, CO
Regular rate: $1,200
Deadline to register: Thursday, June 6
Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking explores foundation strategies and 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. If you have questions about this specific program, please contact Jaser Alsharhan.
What you’ll learn in this course:

  • Foundation mission, strategy, and culture
  • Implicit bias and advancing racial equity in grantmaking
  • Methods for assessing proposals efficiently
  • Conducting due diligence and managing risk
  • How to structure grants and leverage assets beyond grantmaking
  • Grant write-ups and agreements
  • How to monitor grants and managing reporting
  • Different approaches and methods to evaluation
  • How to ensure transparent and ethical behavior
  • Grantee relationship management and communications

Caroline Altman Smith
Deputy Director, Education at The Kresge Foundation
Jason Franklin
W.K. Kellogg Chair for Community Philanthropy, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University

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