Taking Your Grant Writing and Research Skills to the Next Level
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PST)
Los Angeles, CA
eCivis and the City of Los Angeles have teamed up to bring you one of the best professional development programs in 2014. Dr. Bev Browning, Vice President of Grants Professional Services for eCivis, will take you on a journey of the grant funding opportunity world and show you what it takes to make your grant application stand out in the highly competitive stack of applications to be reviewed.
- Understanding of how program officers and peer reviewers score grant applications
- Adopting “writing to win” best practices to score higher during the grant application’s peer review process
- Using Grants Network: Research to identify federal, state, and private-sector funding sources for your funding needs
- Generating a list of key funding search terms related to your project
About Your Speaker: Dr. Beverly Browning (“Dr. Bev”) brings four decades of writing grant requests for government agencies, nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities, associations and other grant seeking groups. She has conducted training for the Michigan Municipal League, Arkansas Municipal League, League of Arizona Cities and Towns, Arizona Counties Association, and the National League of Cities. Dr. Bev has assisted her clients and workshop participants throughout the United States in receiving grant awards of more than $400 million. She is the author of 40 grants-related publications and is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and workshop facilitator. She joined eCivis in 2010 to launch Grants Professional Services and serves as the vice president of this growing corporate division.
Corporate Policy: eCivis can accept purchase orders for your registration fee. If you would like to pay with a PO, please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (626) 204-5346. There is no multiple registration discount for individuals registering from the same organization. Refunds will not be issued if you cannot attend. However, you have the option of sending another person in your place (eCivis must be notified of this change). If you are unable to send a replacement, you may request a copy of the printed handouts and receive a textbook in lieu of a refund. No exceptions to this policy
What to Bring: Notebook, pen/pencil and project ideas for your grant writing exercises.
To Reach City Hall:
From the North, take the 101 freeway, exit on Los Angeles St.
From the South, take the 110 freeway, exit on Temple St.
The Parking Structure can be entered from Los Angeles Street heading South after Temple St.
(See Map Below)
You must check-in at the parking booth and show proof of identification. You will be directed to drive underground to the P2 level. (You are now under City Hall East).
To visit City Hall East, take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Check in with the guard on the 2nd floor & show your driver’s license.
Take the right bank of elevators to the 12th floor.