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Building a Grant Career and Business
November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:00 PM–3:30 PM Main (Oakland), Classroom A
Do you care about a special cause and want to be involved in improving your community? Are you looking for meaningful employment in the nonprofit sector? Are you seeking self-employment options with flexibility and financial potential? Grant pros are employed at many types of organizations or work as independent contractors and business owners. Topics will include: Working in the World of Grants, Making Meaning & Money-Becoming Successful in the Grant Profession, The Grant Career Action Plan – 10 Steps to Get Hired, Grant Job vs Gig, Strategies for Business Success. The presentation is based on the book, Grantepreneur: Getting Started in a Grant Career and Business (available for purchase after the presentation).
Our speaker is Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed., President of Heart Resources, LLC. She has assisted organizations to win $22+ million in grant dollars since 2002. Katherine has provided grant training at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and other organizations for 11 years. She earned the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) credential and was the first person designated an Approved Trainer by the Grant Professionals Association. Katherine is the author of the award-winning book, GrantepreneurTM-Getting Started in a Grant Career and Business (Red Engine Press, 2016). She is Co-Organizer of the Grants Café, a free monthly meetup group offering “hot grant topics,” with 360 members, open to everyone with an interest in grants.
There is no fee to attend this program. However, space is limited and registration is required by calling the Nonprofit Resource Center at 412.622.6277.
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