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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

The most successful grants are those that inspire the funder by telling a story that involves them as part of the solution to a clearly articulated problem in the community. This course takes you step by step through writing a grant proposal that simply and directly describes the need your project will address, a well-constructed plan for meeting that need, and the population that will benefit.

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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