In recent years both Republican and Democrat administrations have signaled their support of federal funding
for faith-based organizations providing community services, with the White House even establishing an
Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives. But, despite such support, many faith-based organizations
still haven't successfully tapped the many funding resources available in both the public and private sectors.
Here’s What You’ll Learn
Today's funding environment is hyper-focused on partnerships -- and none are more important to securing
funding than those involving faith-based and community groups. The White House and all federal grantmaking
agencies have faith-based offices and agendas. Faith-based priorities are growing in stature with
private funders, too. This audio conference will help grantseekers identify and position themselves to get the
most from the growing opportunities in faith-based and community funding.
Join veteran grant and funding analysts Ray Sweeney and Frank Klimko as they deliver 90-minutes of indepth
advice and information designed to help obtain the funding your organization is seeking.
This unique presentation will include a thorough overview of how federal and private funders operate, what
they look for in grant applications, and the criteria they use in deciding which projects they will fund. We'll
show you how to…
Craft a compelling and successful grant application;
Gain the inside track with private and federal funders;
Take advantage of direct support options; and
Establish effective partnering relationships that will enable you and your organization to tap into the billions of dollars available for faith- and community-based projects.
Whether you're a grant-seeker at a religious institution wanting to know how to win funding for a special
project, or a development director at a community organization wanting to know if you can apply for these
grants, this audioconference will show you everything you need to know about finding and winning faithbased