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GASP - Grantseekers Anxiety Support Program
Grantseekers Anxiety Support Program (GASP) helps new and intermediate grantseekers (0-3 year’s experience) build confidence and skill in their work. It also provides information for newer development and executive directors and grants managers.
GASP is an opportunity:
▪ To gain an overview of and practical details on topics of interest in the grant
▪ To gain an overview of institutional funding in particular fields.
▪ To develop new professional relationships and advance careers.
▪ To share in-process proposals with peers and “mentors” who offer
Program Date: Quarterly
Offered in San Francisco and other East Bay locations (see program information).
Presented by Development Executives Roundtable (DER)
GASP is offered at no-cost to participants
Demystifying Financial Attachments
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
4:00 - 6:00 PM
312 Sutter Street, Ste. 606
San Francisco, CA 94108
Most grantmakers request organizational financial attachments with proposals. These detailed, multi-page, and number-laden documents can be very confusing to anyone lacking financial and accounting knowledge, and one may be stressed if a grantmaker calls and questions some data. This interactive and informative session will help demystify these documents, in particular the IRS Form 990, an audited financial statement, and an organizational budget. We will explore what grantmakers look for in these documents and what “red flags” might jeopardize an otherwise worthy grant application. Attendees will come away from the session with a greater degree of confidence when presenting and discussing these documents. Attendees are encouraged to bring their organizational 990, audit and budget. While attendees will not be asked to share these documents, we will be referring to specific sections so it will be easier to follow the discussions if attendees have the documents to review. To register, go to www.dersf.org.
Jennie Brick - Senior Finance and Administration Consultant for Pacific Training and Resources.
Having worked in the nonprofit sector for over twenty-five years, Jennie is experienced in creating and sustaining systems to streamline and accommodate the challenging world of the non-profit administrator. Jennie teaches Non-Profit Finance at Cal State East Bay as part of the Non-Profit Certificate Program. She has trained management, staff, board members, and volunteers in the areas of budgeting, general fiscal operations, and office administration. www.pactrainingresources.com
There is no charge to attend GASP sessions, however, space is limited and advance registration is required by Sunday, August 23, 2015.