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Global 2000, ground floor

Neustiftgasse 36

1070 Vienna

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Learn from funding specialists experienced working with USAID and European private foundations, and network with colleagues from 4 countries

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11:45 - 12:00 (Registration)

12:00 - 13:15 USAID Funding Workshop

Presenter: Mike Shanley, CEO, Konektid

- What is USAID?

- How can you access USAID funding?

- What resources can my organization use to start building our USAID strategy?

- USAID philosophy and focus on subgrants and subcontracts

13:15 - 13:45 Lunch break

(a simple lunch provided free of charge)

13:45 - 15:00 Panel with Case Studies on How to Get Started Working with USAID

Panelists:

Andre Kahlmeyer, President, Conflict Management Consulting

Other panelists TBC soon

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 - 16:45 European Foundations Workshop

Trainer: Lisa Ringhofer, co-founder and director, TripleMinds

- How to identify and map these grant-making foundations

- How to engage and network with them

- How to apply for funding (funding proposal)

17:00 - 18:30 Networking Event - One Place - 4 Countries

Tremendous opportunity to talk to and share your ideas and experience with colleagues representing NGOs, freelancers, experts from 4 countries (Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary).

Wanna start your networking ahead of time? Searching for a project partner or sharing your ideas Click here

Please register by Feb 14

Speakers:

Mike Shanley has fifteen years of experience working in the USAID market, including at Chemonics International, USAID's largest implementing partner. In 2013, he founded Konektid International (www.konektid.com) with the mission of helping new partners to enter the USAID market. Konektid has worked with foreign aid organizations of all types and sizes including both established and new USAID partners, to make it easy for them to partner and grow their USAID portfolio. His clients have ranged from the Fortune 500 and the Ivy League, to local NGOs. He regularly works with clients and leads seminars on USAID partnering and international development. Konektid has partnered with the top foreign aid associations, including USAID, Devex, British Expertise International, Johns Hopkins University, Bond UK, Dochas, AidEx, Impact Hub Geneva, and the Posner Center for International Development.

Lisa Ringhofer has been working in development cooperation for 20 years and is the co-founder and director of TripleMinds Consultancy Network. Lisa assists humanitarian organisations identify the right funding sources for their projects, undertakes grant proposal writing and carries out evaluations. She has developed a special fundraising tool: TripleFunds (www.triple-funds.com) - a web-based database providing access to thousands of grant opportunities and donor profiles for development funding across the globe. Lisa loves reflecting on impact and giving trainings – combining them with her passion for traveling.

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