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Grantmaking Fundamentals Workshop 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
8:00am to 4:00pm EDT
Baltimore Community Foundation, 2 E Read Street, 8th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
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A full day professional development workshop for Mid-Atlantic grantmakers taught by our region's experienced practitioners!  Presented by ABAG each year.
Learning Agenda

  • Your grantmaking within the local and national philanthropic landscape
  • Developing grant guidelines and communicating with the public
  • Reviewing proposals and conducting due diligence
  • Legal and ethical guidelines for grantmaking excellence
  • Maximizing grant impact  
  • Strategies for continued learning and improvement

Who Should Attend

  • Trustees, staff, and executive directors of foundations, giving circles and corporate giving programs who want to expand their grantmaking skills, deepen their understanding of philanthropy and learn from their colleagues
  • Individuals who are exploring how to organize significant charitable giving 
  • Beginning grantmakers will appreciate the workshop's efficient overview of all aspects of grantmaking
  • Intermediate grantmakers will appreciate the time to reflect on and refine their grantmaking fundamentals

Cost for Members: $100 for CNJG members with discount code. $85 if registering before April 30th.  Please contact Craig Weinrich or Joia Ingram at CNJG  for discount code.
Cost for Non Members: $145

Total attendance will be limited to 25 registrants; ABAG reserves the right to cancel the event if fewer than four grantmakers register (fees would be reimbursed)

Baltimore Community Foundation's Levi Conference Room
2 E Read Street, 8th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Directions may be found here.

This workshop is adopted from Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers, co-developed by the Council on Foundations and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. All participants will receive a set of helpful reference materials. The workshop will be customized to registrants and follow the agenda below. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Elisabeth Hyleck at [email protected] or 410-727-1205 x 1211.

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