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Better Grant Proposals (Elective)

Dates: May 5, 2022

Meets: Th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Registration Fee: $149.00

In this highly competitive field, the most successful grants are those that inspire the funder to believe that an organization is capable of making a difference. Through this course, we'll explore the importance of using trusted research sources as well as using visuals to increase reader comprehension and current data to develop innovative approaches. Learn to inspire your funders by clearly and accurately describing the problem your project will address and the population

Fee: $149.00

UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

P J Silver

PJ Silver is a successful grant writing professional, serving nonprofit organizations in East Tennessee for more than 25 years and securing in excess of $20 million in grant funding.

She recently worked as a volunteer fundraising consultant for No Más Perritos in Chelem, México. Previously, she was the executive director for the Blount County Education Foundation where she oversaw board development and support, the administration of a grant program for teachers and schools, annual events, fundraising, and more.

In 2001, Silver worked with UT Conferences & Non-Credit Programs to design and implement certificate programs in nonprofit management and grant writing; she also served as an instructor for the programs until 2012.


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