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Grant Funder Stewardship is All About Relationships... But with an Eye on DEI w/ Scot Scala

Friday, September 16, 2022 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) (EDT)
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If your relationship with potential funders focuses only on the grant application, you are missing a powerful advantage for securing funds and sustaining your programs: A culture of diversity, equality and inclusion.

In this webinar you will learn how your keen awareness— and planning— can make all the difference in presenting not just the value of your program but personal and organizational values that resonate with funders. Grant professional, Scot Scala will explain how to use a hyper-focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) to improve the strength and duration of grant-funder relationships.

By the end of this one-hour workshop, you’ll learn:

  • What DEI means to grant making and the grant professional

  • How to communicate a DEI culture to grant funders

  • The role of grant professionals in grant-funder stewardship

  • How (and why) to stay hyper-focused on incorporating DEI into stewardship efforts

  • How to customize a relationship-building strategy for grant funders

  • Pitfalls in communicating DEI and how to avoid them

You will come away from this webinar with strategies you can put into practice immediately to make the difference in securing funds to sustain your organization and its programs.

All registrants will receive a recording and copy of the presentation slides after the workshop. Instrumentl is also offering every live attendee personalized grant recommendations for their nonprofit.

NOTE: Instrumentl helps US-based 501c3s with at least a 90K operating budget, or consultants supporting such clients. If you are based internationally, you must have a US-affiliated chapter and 501c3 status to find this workshop helpful.

Scot Scala, GPC, M.Ed., and GPA Approved Trainer. Scot Scala has been a grant and fund development professional since 1987. He is President and Senior Consultant of Scala & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in providing services to nonprofit organizations. With offices in Connecticut and Florida, the firm offers expertise in grant funding research and proposal design, training and education, fund development planning, and capacity building. He is Grant Professionals Certified [GPC], an Approved Trainer, and an award-winning consultant who has helped organizations fulfill their missions through successful fund development, including $113,000,000+ in grants.

Scot’s work engages him with clientele from throughout the United States, as well as Uganda, Mexico, and in particular, Haiti where he conducts mission work in support of K-12 education and nutrition programs. He is a highly regarded speaker who frequently presents top-rated workshops to regional, national, and international groups such as the Grant Professionals Association, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Soroptimist International of the Americas, Chambers of Commerce, and an array of nonprofit organizations. He is currently an instructor for Thompson Grants and the Grant Professionals Association ‘Next Level’ Training Series. In 2019, Scot and his wife established the Scot & Tracy Scala Grant Professionals Association Early Career Membership Scholarship. The scholarship supports individuals who are early in their grant careers and interested in furthering their professional development.

Don’t delay, save your spot in this grant workshop today.


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Additional Information
Event Contact:
Will Yang
Contact Organization:
Instrumentl
Contact Description:
Register here: https://lu.ma/grant-funder-stewardship
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