Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. is scheduled to facilitate or present at these events.

LGA GRANT SEEKERS WORKSHOP, May 15, 2018, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, sponsored by Local Government Academy. Back by popular demand, this workshop will assist local elected officials, public employees, nonprofits and citizens with developing knowledge and skills necessary to prepare grant proposals to public and private funders for municipal projects and communities. Location will be CCAC West Hills Center, Room S1309, 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale, PA 15071. The cost is $50, which includes lunch. More info and online registration at http://localgovernmentacademy.org/2018-grant-writing-workshop/.

GRANTS CAFE - Katherine is a Co-Facilitator. Next meeting is May 30, 12:00-1:30 pm followed by a 1:30-2:30 pm meetup for Grant Consultants. Grants Cafe is a free monthly professional development and networking group with invited speakers on the last Wednesday of every month (except August and December). The next meeting will be held at colab18 on the North Side and the topic will be announced soon. Everyone with an interest in grants is welcome to join at www.meetup.com/grants-professionals-western-pa.

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. This one-day workshop presented by Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. is for individuals who are new to grants or want to refresh their skills, and geared to the needs of small to medium-size nonprofit organizations. Register by phone at (412) 622-6277.

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 Chapter-Grant Professionals Association. Free to SEPA-GPA members and non-members ($25). Register at: https://www.grantprofessionals.org/ev_calendar_day.asp?date=6/22/2018&eventid=220.

Entrepreneurial Skills for Grant Career and Business Success, Thursday, November 8, 10:45 am-12:00 pm and Panel Facilitator for the GPA Approved Trainer Discussion Den on Friday,  November 9, 9:00-10:15 am at the 20th Annual GPA Conference (November 7-10, 2018) at Swissotel in Chicago, IL. Registration opens soon.

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:

COMMUNICATING THE BEST CASE FOR OPERATING SUPPORT IN GRANT PROPOSALS, Presentation by Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed. and David Tinker, CFRE at 2018 AFP/PPGC Emerging Philanthropy Conference, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Register at www.emergingphilanthropy.org.

"GRANT JOBS & GIGS" at the GRANTS CAFE - Katherine co-presented this "hot grant topic" with Brian Rhindress on April 25, 2018 from 12:00-1:30 pm followed by a 1:30-2:30 pm meetup for Grant Consultants. See the description and bio's, along with 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." 

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