Guide to Finding & Getting Grants

Date and Time: July 22nd, 2015 - 09:00 am to 04:00 pm Location: Historical Society of Pennsylvania - 1300 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

Registration is closed - please contact us at 215-991-3676 to inquire about any remaining spaces or a waiting list.

This step-by-step user-friendly guide will walk novice grant seekers through the proposal planning, research, writing, and submission process. Discussion will include how to define funding needs, what types of grants exist and how they differ, how to conduct funding research, steps in writing a proposal, and how to approach different funders. Emphasis will be on determining which grant opportunities best match your organization’s programs so that you can focus your energy on preparing clear and persuasive proposals that are most likely to succeed.

Certificate Programs: Fundraising

Event Location

Date: July 22nd, 2015

Location: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Address: 1300 Locust St.

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Member $129
Non-Member $159


  • Allison Trimarco

    Allison Trimarco is the founder of Creative Capacity, a consulting firm that collaborates with nonprofits to solve management challenges, inspire people to participate and enhance an organization’s ability to carry out its mission.  Her practice focuses on strategic planning fundraising and board development projects. Prior to becoming a consultant, she worked for a wide range of nonprofit organizations, including performing arts groups, libraries and public television.  She earned her MA in Arts Management at Carnegie Mellon University, and her BA in Theatre at Smith College.


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