Frank Klimko edits Children & Youth Funding Report, a Washington DC area-based publication which covers Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. It is a national publication that is updated daily on the web site. He also edits Private Grants Alert, which covers the world of private philanthropy. Klimko is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years experience covering federal, state and local government. In California, he worked on a Pulitzer-prize nominated newspaper investigative project. He is an expert on the federal Freedom of Information Act.
A nationally known speech writer/speaker, Klimko co-produces monthly audio-conferences that provide an insiders view to federal regulations, new billion-dollar spending projects and grant making priorities. The audio conferences have helped hundreds of listeners better position themselves for funding, burnish their applications and get a firmer grip on the federal/private money tree.
Many believe that all the capital funding has dried up. Not so; however, the private and federal funders are more and more loosening their funding priorities to provide capital funding. And, collaborative, both private and federal funders, are now looking forward to offer capital funding for modern issues such as minority/higher education achievement, homeless, manufacturing innovations and creative placemaking.
In order to secure these capital funds, grant seekers require to know what to include in their applications while reaching out, where to look for it, and what to say when reaching out to decision-makers. Did you know that the Health and Human Services Department's (HHS') Youth Homeless grants have a special fund set aside for capital projects? The grants have a broad eligibility; however, it must be used to address the needs of homeless, disconnected or street youth. And, the funding can be leveraged with other community support to help with major, blockbuster projects.
These are the types of hidden details that will be revealed in this session by expert speaker Frank Klimko. This myth-busting and informative session will educate grant seekers on how to shake the money tree to obtain funding for capital or building projects. It will include a special section on how to furnish the grants application to really get at the front of the line. Frank will offer you insider tips, application tricks and expert advice to help with the application.
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