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

Instructors:
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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