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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 as well as ways to reduce the need for MSU. We also address how to develop strategies to guide others in developing fundable proposals.

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Cheryl L. Kester, GPC, CFRE | Owner, The Kester Group
Cheryl L. Kester is owner of The Kester Group, a grants consulting firm specializing in federal grants and program evaluations. Her proposals have raised more than $160 million in grants and contracts. She is a Grant Professionals Association approved trainer, Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), and Grant Professional Certified (GPC).

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