The Future of Federal Funding 2017
About Our Speaker(s)
Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience covering federal, state, and local government regulation; agency news; and private philanthropy. As a webinar instructor, he has helped hundreds of listeners better position themselves for funding, burnish their applications, and get a firmer grip on the federal/private money tree. Klimko specializes in uncovering alternative and hidden grant opportunities.

The Future of Federal Funding 2017 (CDP373Z)

Event Information
Product Format
Pre-recorded Webinar
Frank Klimko
60 minutes
Event Description

What Lies Ahead for Federal Funding in 2017?

There is still no clear direction on where federal funding will go for FY2017, despite continued noise from the Trump administration. The President has said that he may cut or divert about $100 million in discretionary funding that the Department of Education distributes each year in a variety of grants competitions. The release of FY 2017 federal funding solicitations has decreased since Trump’s inauguration, largely because the government is still operating under a stopgap funding bill, which expires at the end of April. Solicitations should start being released at a healthy clip again once the FY 2017 appropriations talks restart. However, it is hard to tell whether deep cuts could be in the offing. Grant seekers should keep in mind that Republicans don’t have a complete control of Congress. Unlike private grants, which have a larger application window, federal grants have a short application period and grant writers must move swiftly to qualify, apply for and win these grants.

Join this session by expert speaker Frank Klimko who will provide the concrete information on the direction of federal funding this year and beyond, and will offer the hidden details.

Session Objectives

  • Taking advantage of upcoming competitions at the Education Department
  • Exclusive details on potential new funding programs
  • Building the right partnerships
  • Contacting federal program officials and not making a pest of yourself

Session Highlights

  • The best time to contact federal program officers to get answers to your questions
  • Forecasts on upcoming federal competitions so you can get a jump start on the competition
  • Best ways to win federal competitions
  • Following funding
  • Positioning your non-profit to secure funding
  • Partnerships that you should be forming right now
  • Federal opportunities available at numerous federal agencies, including the ones at the National Endowment for the Arts and the Education Department
  • Discussion on “down-the-slate” competitions
  • Hot topics that grant seekers need to keep abreast of
  • Outside-the-box opportunities at the federal funding level
  • State and local funding sources to complement the federal grants

Who Should Attend

From the novice to the experience grants writer in these groups:

  • Affinity Groups
  • Branding Specialists
  • Health Services Departments
  • Nutrition Advocates
  • Obesity Advocates
  • Cities
  • Colleges
  • Community Action Agencies
  • Community and Neighborhood Associations
  • Community Foundations
  • Education Departments
  • Educators
  • Faith-Based and Community Groups
  • For-Profits
  • Foundations
  • Governments
  • Grant Writers
  • Hospitals
  • Justice and Correctional Associations
  • Maternal Health Providers
  • Outdoor Recreation Centers-Playgrounds
  • Philanthropic Organizations
  • Private Funding Match Providers
  • Recreation Centers
  • Regional Foundations
  • School Districts 
  • School Funding Officers
  • Soup Kitchens
  • State Agencies
  • TANF Agencies
  • Welfare Agencies

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