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.
Foundation and federal grants account for over $250 billion in annual nonprofit income, but many organizations invest tons of time chasing their fair share of these dollars, only to come away empty handed. Join this session, where expert Darian Rodriguez Heyman will provide tips on grant-writing to ensure that your proposals help seal the deal.
The session will provide concrete tips for compellingly and concisely conveying the impact of your work. You will learn how to write proposals that maximize your chances of securing grants, key research tips to help you prepare, and some of the most common pitfalls that befall nonprofit grant seekers.
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