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Grant Funding Essentials for 2015 A Guide to Competing and Complying in Alabama

February 23, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This exciting one day event brings together some of Alabama’s top grant professionals and grant makers to provide you with all the tools, techniques, and best practices you need to accomplish your grant goals in 2015!

8:00 a.m.         Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.         Welcome and Introductions
Johnnie Aycock, Chairman, Alabama  Association of Nonprofits

8:45 a.m.         Project Design: Begin with the End in Mind
Margaret Morton, Executive Director, Sylacauga Alliance for Family Enhancement

9:45 a.m.         Project Evaluation: Showcasing Your  Footprint, Lisa Castaldo, Deputy Director,  Serve Alabama

10:45 a.m.       Break

11:00 a.m.       Finding Funding Opportunities and Crafting a Winning Application, Jessica Taylor,  President, Azimuth Grant Strategies

12:00 p.m.       Lunch
Guest Speakers:

Jim Byard, Director, Alabama Department of   Economic & Community Affairs
Jeana Ross, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Children’s Affairs
Jon Mason, Director, Serve Alabama

1:30 p.m.         Q & A Panel with Funders
Moderator: David Musgrove, Azimuth Grant Strategies

Burton Ward, President, Central Alabama Community Foundation
Jimmy Hill, President & CEO, River Region United Way
Maria Kennedy, Executive Director, Daniel Foundation (Invited)

Carol Butler, Executive Director, Mike & Gillian Goodrich Foundation (Invited)

2:30 p.m.         Break

2:45 p.m.         Managing Grant Funding under the New  Super Circular, Jessica Taylor

3:45 p.m.         Ethical Concerns for Grant Practitioners
Bryan Taylor, Former Chairman, Alabama  Senate Committee on Ethics

4:30 p.m.         Closing


February 23, 2015
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Marriot Legends, Prattville
2500 Legends Circle
Prattville, AL United States
(334) 290-1235
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