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.
States are beginning to implement the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), a new federal law that governs the public workforce system. It is the first update to the nation’s employment system since the late 1990’s. The reauthorization makes sweeping changes to the way the 26 federal grant-making agencies give out money. The new WIOA too has made sector training a requirement for states. These are training programs that promise good jobs without college degrees, with many new initiatives popping up.
Going after money is hard work; in fact, securing grants is probably the hardest part of any grant-seeker's job. Grant-seekers must be willing to go hat-in-hand when seeking funding, and they have to be able to show why their organization -- as opposed to somebody else's -- deserves to get the WIOA grant. That means they have to make the organization appear as attractive as possible to potential donors. They also need the knowledge and training to meet the new requirements of the WIOA: all that takes funding.
This session with expert speaker Frank Klimko will not just inform and update you on what’s trending it will also provide a working knowledge of WIOA and skills that you can use to out-muscle the competition and receive grant funding authorized through the new employment law. There are plenty of opportunities out there: the giving universe includes more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the United States. To get grant funding under the WIOA and to muscle out your competition, you must be well prepared. This session will provide you the right tools to become the preferred organization that wins employment funding.
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