*This workshop is part of the 2021 Grants Mini-Series: Design, Measure, and Fund the Change You Seek. To register for the full series, Click here.
Armed with a clear, compelling program and a plan to measure the performance and outcomes of it, you’re ready to find funding partners whose goals align with your work. How do you ensure that your program and organization is “grant ready”? How can you find grantmakers who are a good match? What makes a good proposal? This workshop will cover all of these topics and more. Participants will leave better able to research, organize, and draft a successful proposal.
Priority registration for this event will be given to participants in the Series, however, a limited number of single-event seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Join the Nonprofit Center’s Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives and Evaluation, Deirdre Conner, for this interactive workshop!
About Deirdre: Deirdre Conner joined the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida in 2017 as Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives and Evaluation, leading program, research, and consulting planning and supervises the successful execution and evaluation of these and other member resources. She previously served as Advocacy & Communications Director for the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, overseeing the organization’s advocacy, communications and teacher leadership initiatives.
Prior to her career in nonprofits, she spent nearly decade as a print journalist. As a staff writer for The Florida Times-Union, she covered a broad range of issues, including nonprofits, urban and suburban affairs, education, demographics and race relations. Before moving to Jacksonville in 2007, Deirdre was a reporter for the Naples Daily News, writing about education and child welfare. Deirdre is a native of Miami, Florida, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She lives in Jacksonville with her husband, Larry Hannan, and their son, Rowan.