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Grantmaking Fundamentals Workshop

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 -
8:00am to 4:00pm EDT
Baltimore, MD
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A full-day professional development workshop for Mid-Atlantic grantmakers taught by our region's experienced practitioners!  Presented by ABAG every year.

Learning Agenda

  • Your grantmaking within the local and national philanthropic landscape
  • Developing grant guidelines and communicating with the public
  • Reviewing proposals and conducting due diligence
  • Legal and ethical guidelines for grantmaking excellence
  • Maximizing grant impact   
  • Strategies for continued learning and improvement

 Who Should Attend

  • Trustees, staff, and executive directors of foundations, giving circles and corporate giving programs who want to expand their grantmaking skills, deepen their understanding of philanthropy and learn from their colleagues
  • Individuals who are exploring how to organize significant charitable giving  
  • Beginning grantmakers will appreciate the workshop's efficient overview of all aspects of grantmaking
  • Intermediate grantmakers will appreciate the time to reflect on and refine their grantmaking fundamentals

Registration Fees

  • $100 ABAG members - $85 Early-Bird Discount before May 11, 2018
  • $100 members of Philanthropy Serving Organizations* that are part of the United Philanthropy Forum - $85 Early-Bird Discount before May 11, 2018
  • $145 non-member grantmakers - $130 Early-Bird Discount before May 11, 2018
  • Total attendance will be limited to 25 registrants; ABAG reserves the right to cancel the event if fewer than five grantmakers register (fees would be reimbursed
  • *Please contact your membership organization for the discount code.

This workshop is adopted from Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers, co-developed by the Council on Foundations and the United Philanthropy Forum. All participants will receive a set of helpful reference materials. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Elisabeth Hyleck or 410-727-1205 x 1211.

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