Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. will be presenting at these events.

GRANTS CAFE - Last meeting for the summer will be July 25: The Pittsburgh Foundation will present on Wish Book applications, from 12:00-1:30 pm followed by a 1:30-2:30 pm meetup for Grant Consultants. Katherine is a Co-Facilitator of the Grants Cafe, which is a free monthly grant professional development and networking group with discussion and invited speakers on the last Wednesday of every month (except August and December). The meetings are located at colab18 on the North Side of Pittsburgh. Topics are announced by mid-month. Formerly known as the GPA-Western PA Chapter, we moved to the meetup platform in order to include everyone with an interest in grants (across affiliations and ability to pay). Network with 265+ members and join us at www.meetup.com/grants-professionals-western-pa

ADVANCED PROPOSAL WRITING SERIES, October 2, 9, 16, from 9:30 am-3:30 pm, sponsored by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Nonprofit Resource Center. Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. will present this course consisting of three one-day seminars on consecutive Tuesdays. Registration will open in August/September. 

20th Annual GPA Conference at the Swissotel, Chicago, IL. November 7-10, 2018, Katherine is presenting a workshop on Entrepreneurial Skills for Grant Career and Business Success, Nov 8th at 10:45 am-12:00 pm and she will also facilitate the GPA Approved Trainer Program Discussion Den on November 9, 9:00-10:15 am. More information and registration at https://www.grantprofessionals.org/conference

COMMUNICATING THE BEST CASE FOR OPERATING SUPPORT IN GRANT PROPOSALS, Presented by Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. and David Tinker, CFRE at 2018 AFP/PPGC Emerging Philanthropy Conference (April 26, 2018) is SUBMITTED FOR PRESENTATION AT AFP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE in 2019!  Stay Tuned!

GRANTEPRENEUR BOOK EVENTS: Katherine is the author of this award-winning and highly-endorsed career book for the grants profession. See Grantepreneur Page and Grant Career and Business Seminar; and request more information about individual career/business coaching, and presentation for your book club, library, event, webinar, or organization on the Contact Page.


GRANTS CAFE - June 27, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm, Katherine presented highlights of her recent presentations on Proposal Writing for Operating Support to 18 participants. 

BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL GRANT CONSULTING BUSINESS, June 22, 2018, 10:00 am-3:00 pm workshop presented by Katherine at Willow Grove near Philadelphia, sponsored by Southeastern PA Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association. Participants can Contact Katherine to purchase a signed copy of Grantepreneur at a 20% discount during and after the workshop. 

BASIC GRANT PROPOSAL WRITING, June 13, 2018, 9:30 am-3:30 pm at Squirrel Hill Library, sponsored by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Nonprofit Resource Center. Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. presented this one-day workshop for 23 individuals from 16 small to medium size nonprofit organizations, 2 start-ups, and 2 consultants who were new to grant seeking. Call the sponsor at (412) 622-6277 to be notified of the next workshop.

"How to Build Grant Skills & Earn the GPC Credential" at the GRANTS CAFE - May 30, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm, co-presenting with Laurie Anderson, GPC and Hannah Sherer, GPC. See the full description and RSVP at www.meetup.com/grants-professionals-western-pa.

LGA GRANT SEEKERS WORKSHOP, May 15, 2018, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, sponsored by Local Government Academy. Back by popular demand, this workshop assisted 20 local elected officials, public employees, nonprofits and citizen advisors with preparing grant proposals to public and private funders for municipal projects and communities. Located at CCAC West Hills Center. More info at http://localgovernmentacademy.org/2018-grant-writing-workshop/.

"GRANT JOBS & GIGS" at the GRANTS CAFE - Katherine co-presented this "hot grant topic" with Brian Rhindress to 17 professionals on April 25, 2018, 12:00-1:30 pm. See this description and past sessions at www.meetup.com/grants-professionals-western-pa.

GPC VIRTUAL STUDY GROUP facilitated by Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed., Feb 9 through Apr 13, 2018, Fridays 3:00-4:00 pm (Eastern). Members of the Grant Professionals Association from across the U.S. discussed grant scenarios and competencies in preparation for the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) exam. Any GPA member who was eligible for (or considering) this career move was invited to attend. Contact us for info.

GRANT REPORT WRITING - April 10, 2018 at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Nonprofit Resource Center. Geared to all levels of experience. Participants learned about and discussed: common grant reporting requirements; typical questions and information to get ready; reporting on difficult situations; and a checklist for improving grant reports. 

GRANT SEEKING FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS for the LOVE YOUR SPACE COHORT - March 14, 2018 sponsored by The Forbes Funds, facilitated by Green Building Alliance and Palo Alto Group. Katherine led a discussion and exercise, "Pre-Proposal and Letters of Inquiry for Capital Projects" with 15 organizations.