Training details

calendar_today Thursday, March 16, 2023

access_time 8:30 am - 10:00 am ET

place Shaw JCC of Akron
750 White Pond Drive
Akron, OH 44320

attach_money $20


There are many elements to successful grant writing, which can be the difference between receiving a grant and not. In this session, we have four experienced panelists who will share best practices and grant writing principles. You will learn the key elements of the grant life cycle, including, determining which grantmakers fit your organization, researching grants, building relationships with funders, and writing a compelling story that sets your organization apart from the others. Discover how your organization’s data can strengthen your grant writing while clearly and concisely describing your program’s impact.

Full participation in Achieving Grant Writing Success is applicable for 1.5 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Panelists Include:
Lucille Esposito, GAR Foundation
Brian Reitz, Akron Community Foundation
John Garofalo, Akron Community Foundation
David Holmes, Candid

Qualifies for
1.5 CFRE point(s)

Additional information

This program is being offered by the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Northeast Ohio Chapter.  Cost is $20.00 for chapter members and $40 for nonmembers.

Intended audience

  • All levels of experience


John Garofalo Vice President, Community Investment, Akron Community Foundation
David Holmes (he/him) Network Engagement Manager, Candid



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