Building a Competitive Grants Program with John Hicks

Hosted by JMT Consulting
Thursday, January 27 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Online Webinar

Foundation giving increased to 17% of total giving – an all-time high – in 2020. With market gains over the past few years, grantmakers have more money to give than ever before. Join us to learn how to build a competitive grantseeking program for your charity by:

  • Setting sustaining and investment goals to grow your grant revenues
  • Identifying the right programs and opportunities to market to grantors
  • Creating an outreach plan that focuses on the right kind of foundation partners
  • Using “21st Century” grantwriting tools to sharpen your case and your proposal
  • Building your organization’s visibility
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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.

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