Jenny Bigelow, CFRE, has 22 years’ experience as a development professional. Jenny has been consulting for a variety of nonprofit organizations since 2006 and has raised over $365 million through private and government grants, individual giving strategies, major donor work, and special events. Clients range from having budgets of less than $1 million to over $60 million in many fields including education, health care, social service, prison re-entry, and affordable housing. Jenny is an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Orleans, where she teaches a graduate level class in grantwriting. She is a graduate of Tulane University and a member of the board of AFP New Orleans.
Approaching a private funder is a lot different that approaching a public funding opportunity. What a private funder is interested in supporting is usually much more broad, and the information that they want to see is usually much less apparent. This session will overview the basic components of a private grant proposal, how to understand […]
Budget. Outcomes. Significance. Sustainability. If you focus on these components before you ever start writing a grant, you can set yourself up for the best possible success. These are the components that set your grant proposal apart from the pack. Starting with ‘how can you say you need the money if you don’t know how […]