Darian Rodriguez Heyman is an accomplished fundraiser, social entrepreneur, and best-selling author. His work “helping people help” started during his five-year tenure as executive director of Craigslist Foundation, after which he authored the best-selling Nonprofit Fundraising 101, edited the best-selling Nonprofit Management 101, and co-founded the world’s only conference series dedicated to social media for social good, Social Media for Nonprofits. Most recently, he launched the Nonprofit Fundraising Masters conference series to share the secrets to success, most valuable tips and tools, and sources of inspiration of the world’s most successful fundraisers with nonprofit professionals, and he assumed the executive director role at Numi Foundation, where he oversees their clean water and curriculum development programs. Heyman is an in-demand fundraising consultant and board retreat facilitator, and a frequent keynote speaker at social impact events around the globe.
Foundations provided over $55 billion in grants to US nonprofits in 2013 and the US government awarded over $198 billion of support in 2014, and now that the economy is strengthening, this giving is increasing substantially. This support provides much-needed capital and credibility to nonprofits, and by implementing a few best practices and strategies, you can identify the right prospects, get a call or meeting to make your pitch, and improve your success rate from 5% to 50%. Join our seasoned presenter Darian Rodriguez Heyman as he demystifies grant funding and shares the tips and tools needed to maximize results, and do so in less time than you're likely spending on this strategy today.
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