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Non Profit Resource Center: First-Time Federal Grant Seekers

September 13, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm


First-Time Federal Grant Seekers
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:30 AM–3:30 PM Main (Oakland)
This full-day seminar will provide information about researching, planning, writing and submitting grant applications to federal government agencies.  The seminar will introduce executives, project managers, development staff and grant proposal writers to the overall process and procedures involved in successfully preparing and submitting federal grant applications.  Participants should have a prior exposure to grants through training or experience.

The following topics will be presented:

> Federal Grants – Application and Review Process

> Researching, Forecasting & Monitoring Federal Grant Opportunities

> Pre-Proposal Phase: Positioning Programs & Updating Organizational Information

> Developing a Grant Team & Proposal Work Plan

> Federal Guidelines for Plain Language and Budget

> Writing, Editing and Reviewing Narrative Sections

> Tips for Successful Federal Grants

Takeaways include: a sample awarded federal grant proposal, grant team work plan, federal grant application checklist, and resource list.

The speaker will be:

Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed., President of Heart Resources, LLC, has 14 years of experience providing grant research, writing and consulting services.  Her company has provided grant services to local, national and international nonprofits, foundations, municipalities, universities, and business. Katherine has provided grant training seminars for the Nonprofit Resource Center for eight years.  She has lectured on grants at universities and presented a one-day grant seekers workshop for the Local Government Academy.  Katherine has earned the nationally-recognized Grant Professional Certified credential and was the first person selected as an Approved Trainer by the Grant Professionals Association (GPA).  She is President of the GPA-Western PA Chapter.  Katherine is a federal grant reviewer and served a Fellowship with the Voice Awards Program sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  She is the author of Grantepreneur: Getting Started in a Grant Career and Business, coming from Red Engine Press.  Learn more at www.heartresources.net.

The fee to attend this workshop is $30 per person which includes a light continental breakfast.  Space is limited and registration is required by calling the Nonprofit Resource Center at 412.622.6277.

CLP – Main (Oakland) – Classroom A
4400 Forbes AvenuePittsburgh 15213
Nonprofit Resource Center
Phone: 412-622-6277


Carnegie Library, Oakland -Classroom A
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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