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

BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL GRANT CONSULTING BUSINESS, June 22, 2018, 10:00 am-3:00 pm will be presented by Katherine at Willow Grove near Philadelphia, sponsored by Southeastern PA Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association. Free to SEPA-GPA members, discounted fee for other GPA members, and non-members pay $25. Register at: https://www.grantprofessionals.org/ev_calendar_day.asp?date=6/22/2018&eventid=220. Participants can purchase a signed copy of the presenter's book Grantepreneur at a 20% discount during the workshop. 

GRANTS CAFE - Next meetings for the summer will be June 27 (Topic TBD), and July 25: The Pittsburgh Foundation will speak on the "hot grant topic" of 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. Grants Cafe is a free monthly grant professional development and networking group with 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 activities to the meetup platform to enable participation by everyone with an interest in learning about grants (across affiliations and ability to pay). Network with 240 other members - Join us at www.meetup.com/grants-professionals-western-pa

20th Annual GPA Conference at the Swissotel, Chicago, IL. November 7-10, 2018, Katherine is presenting 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.

RECENT EVENTS:

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-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. 

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