Workshop participants will have an in-depth review of the major building blocks of successful grant proposals. Special attention will be paid to case statements, preparing budgets, management plans, and evaluation. Pitfalls and best practices will be discussed, as well as what reviewers and funders are looking for. Ample time for challenging questions and hands-on experience will be included in the presentation.
Lisa Perry-Wood, Principal, Clarity Consulting Partners
Lisa Perry-Wood is a principal in Clarity Consulting Partners, with over 20 years of grantwriting and fundraising experience. She specializes in non-profit and executive transitions, in addition to offering grants consulting and training services for local schools and nonprofits. Her client list has included small and large non-profits, government agencies, public and charter schools, providing grants and fundraising work in education, the arts, science, human services, social justice and other areas. Lisa lives in Lexington, Massachusetts and was the founding president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Grants Professionals Association in 2005. She is also a certified yoga teacher and Ayurveda consultant, as well as the parent of three adult children and legal caregiver for three school-age children, with her partner of 10 years.