Free Webinar: Nine Ways to Turbocharge Your Grantseeking
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
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You have a great program. You have strong proposals. You want more and better grants. How do you improve your grantseeking results? In this expert speaker session with John Hicks, Principal and Founder of DLBHICKS LLC, you will learn nine ways to “turbocharge” your foundation and corporate fundraising, including:
- How to focus on the right kind of grants
- How to improve your goal setting
- How to seek sustaining grants and investment grants
- The importance of focusing on the “right” grantmakers
- The importance of your visibility and brand
- How to strengthen your network
- How to “build a bigger footprint” to position your organization with grantmakers
- How to use a strategic agenda to frame your ask
- How to communicate your vision to a grantmaker
John W. Hicks, CFRE
Principal and Founder, DLBHICKS LLC
John W. Hicks, CFRE is Principal and Founder of DLBHICKS LLC, a consulting practice that provides grant seeking and fundraising guidance and support to nonprofit organizations from grassroots to global. Over a consulting career of more than 30 years, John has worked with a diverse group of more than 100 nonprofits both in the U.S. and abroad.
John is a member of the faculty of Columbia University’s Nonprofit Management program. He serves as a lecturer for the Rutgers University Institute for Ethical Leadership and is also an instructor for Candid where, since 1997, he has trained more than 5,000 nonprofit professionals in grant writing. John has been awarded “Stellar Speaker” status by The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and has appeared as a featured presenter for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Nonprofit Alliance and Institute of Fundraising (UK). He is a contributing author to AftertheGrant (Foundation Center, 2010) and to The Nonprofit Handbook: Fund Raising (Wiley, 2001).
A Certified Fund Raising Executive, John is a former member of the Board of Directors of AFP International. He is past president of the AFP New York City Chapter. John holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Hartford. He has completed professional education courses with the Lake Forest School of Management and Harvard University.