2021 #LearnGrants International Grant Professionals Day (IGPD) Online Summit
Watch recordings from the 2021 #LearnGrants IGPD Online Summit as 8 Grant Professionals Association Approved Trainers share some of their best tips and strategies. This event is brought to you by DH Leonard Consulting, Grant Professionals Association, and Foundant Technologies.
The "Why" Behind the 2021 #LearnGrants IGPD Online Summit
On March 12, 2021, three sponsor organizations brought together 8 different GPA Approved Trainers to provide you with tactical information to help you improve your work as grant professionals.
Culture Counts! Know Before You Go International as a Grant Writer (Maura Harrington)
Maura highlights some strengths, and perceived weaknesses, we American grant writers bring to the international table and what we can do about them to be successful on any international proposal team.
Using a Train-Coach-Mentor Process for Grant Professional and Team Development (Dr. Beverly Browning)
Explore training and proposal coaching as a new skill set in the grant profession that can offer grant staff and consultants an opportunity to develop the capacity of grant teams in organizations.
The Decision Matrix: Are you Taking the Red or Blue Pill for Your Organization? (Stacy Fitzsimmons)
Ignorance or truth? Gut feeling or data? How you make decisions can sometimes be called into question. Learn how to craft a decision matrix using a go/no-go scenario for a grant opportunity.
Grant Tools: Finding the Right Solutions for Your Grant Writing Team (Kim Joyce)
There are so many different tools to use when researching, writing, and tracking grant applications. Learn tips and tricks on how to decide which tools are the best fit for your grant team.
The Power of Partnerships (Julie Alsup)
The secret to building organizational relationships is having effective conversations. These types of conversations between organizations create, build, and sustain relationships.
MSU: The Proposal Writer's Guide to Making Stuff Up (Cheryl Kester)
Learn the value of Making Stuff Up (MSU) to aid the proposal writing process, ways to reduce the need for MSU, and how to develop strategies to guide others in developing fundable proposals.
Remember to Breathe: Mindfulness Resources for Grant Pros. (Dr. Judy Riffle)
As grant professionals who love all things grants, we need to remember to breathe. In this session, discover some mindfulness resources and strategies to help you breathe through that stress.
In the Calm and the Storm: Grant Pros Must Prioritize RELATIONSHIPS (Cyndi Mackenzie)
Relationships are the most important aspect of Grantsmanship. Grant Pros must continue to nurture them whether 2021 is like 2020 or not. Learn which relationships matter and how to keep them strong!