A Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative Workshop
The success of any nonprofit or government organization is contingent on its mission, vision, governance, ability to run quality programs and most importantly on its ability to raise funds. Organizations with the knowledge, skills and expertise to seek out and successfully win grants are more likely to thrive in this increasingly competitive funding environment. This session will help you better understand how to identify grant opportunities and develop winning proposals. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice grant-writing skills based on practical examples from their organizations or experiences.
What will you learn?
This session will provide vital information about how to approach grant writing in today’s competitive environment. You will gain an understanding of how to research and identify appropriate grant opportunities, develop strategies for approaching the grant writing process, and learn how to develop compelling responses to each component of the proposal. We’ll use real life examples to help you practice proposal writing for your organizations so that you’ll be better prepared to deliver compelling and winning proposals.
A light lunch will be provided.
General Public - $299
Members and Grantees of Partner Organizations - $199
UConn Department of Public Policy Alumni - $149
Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
SEPTEMBER 20, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Performance Measurement: Getting Started and Advanced Toolkits for Public and Nonprofit Agencies >>
With Lyle Wray, Executive Director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments and Ron Schack, Principle of Charter Oak Group, LLC.
OCTOBER 25, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Leveraging Municipal and Nonprofit Assets to Achieve Improved Community Outcomes: Governance and Collective Impact Strategies >>
With Thomas L. Phillips of TL Phillips Consulting Services
NOVEMBER 15, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Connecting with Your Stakeholders: A Long-Term Buy-in and a Cultivated Mutual Relationship >>
With Anita Ford Saunders, Director of Advancement Communications, Trinity College, and Lloyd Duggan, Jr., President, gL Marketing Consultants
DECEMBER 13, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Workplace Team Development – Developing & Delivering Solutions in a Collaborative Environment >>
With Kenya Rutland, KJR Consulting
JANUARY 24, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Survey Usage and Methods for Enhanced Stakeholder Engagement >>
With Jennifer Dineen, Ph.D., Program Director, UConn Department of Public Policy’s Graduate Program in Survey Research
FEBRUARY 21, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Establishing and Maintaining a Harassment-Free Environment in Your Organization: Protecting You, Your Organization, and Your Employees >>
With Malcom S. Medley, Director of the Office of Field Coordination Programs of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and Kessela Reis, National Strategic Partnership Liaison in the Office of Field Coordination Programs at the U.S. EEOC.
MARCH 27, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Evaluation for Publicly Funded Programs >>
With Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Evaluation and Impact Consultant, 35-plus years of experience in state and nonprofit leadership, and author of Stop Spinning Your Wheels: Using Results Based Accountability to Steer Your Agency to Success.
APRIL 27, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Essential Skills for Grant-Writing Success: Research, Writing and Assessment Tools to Get Your Grant Applications to Stand Out
With Alyssa Goduti, UConn DPP adjunct professor and President & CEO of Ädelbrook
MAY 15, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Creating, Managing, and Governing Cross-Sector Strategic Collaboratives >>
With Anne Yurasek, Principal of Fio Partners
PUBLIC SERVICE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP COLLABORATIVE
The University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy is proud to present, in partnership with Connecticut’s public sector and nonprofit associations, the Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative. Partners include: Connecticuit Council for Philanthropy, CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance), American Society for Public Administration, Capitol Region Council of Governments, Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies, Connecticut Town & City Management Association, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, Connecticut Council of Small Towns, Federal Executive Association of Connecticut, Greater Hartford Arts Council, State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice, and United Way of Connecticut.
The Collaborative provides executive training for Connecticut public and nonprofit sector professionals. The goal of the Collaborative is to:
- Provide high-quality, low-cost training and professional development for Connecticut’s public and nonprofit sector professionals,
- Reduce training costs for the public and nonprofit sector associations, and
- Provide a shared learning environment that strengthens ties and networks between public sector and nonprofit professionals.