The College of the Canyons Office of Grants Development will host a “Meet the Grant Makers” panel presentation and seminar on Friday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., offering the Santa Clarita Valley’s non-profits an opportunity to learn how to improve their fundraising efforts and see their organizations thrive.
With the participation of representatives from S. Mark Taper Foundation and the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation, the event will feature a range of interactive discussions focused on helping attendees:
* Engage in dialogue with potential donors about their organization’s major priorities
* Understand how to make their grant applications stand out.
* Learn how to build meaningful relationships with organization representatives.
* Network and form partnerships with other non-profit professionals.
* Successfully secure grants and other forms of aid.
In particular, the panel presentation will be focused on current giving priorities, as well as both targeted and precise grant requests.
The featured panel speakers for this year’s ‘Meet the Grant Makers’ event will be Adrienne Wittenberg, Executive Director, S. Mark Taper Foundation; Kristen Haggins, Program Officer, S. Mark Taper Foundation; and Tony Newhall, Board Member, Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation.
The program will also provide attendees with the opportunity to network with representatives from other non-profit organizations to create partnerships and explore the possibility of future collaboration projects. Representatives from more than 30 local non-profit organizations are expected to be in attendance.
‘Meet the Grant Makers’ will take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 258, located on the college’s Valencia campus (University Center Drive entrance).
Admission to the event and parking in the University Center lot are both complimentary, however, attendees are asked to RSVP in advance in order to receive a free parking pass. Attendees that do not register in advance will need to purchase a one-day parking pass for $2 from one the lot’s automated kiosks.
For more information about “Meet the Grant Makers,” call 661-362-3644 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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