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Volunteer Northwest Mississippi is proud to partner with local nonprofit experts to offer trainings and workshops at little to no cost for your organization. Some of our past training topics include:

Upcoming Training Events

Grant Writing Workshop

Aug 22, 2017 12:00am


Grant Writing: Successful Strategies for Securing Funding for your Nonprofit

What is this workshop about?

Join CFNM and course leader Christy Gilmour as we prepare your organization for GRANT SUCCESS right before we move into the last few months of the 2017 calendar year! Christy will be sharing key strategies for granting success: 

  • From initial research, to grant preparation, to utilizing your board and volunteers, to submission.
  • Next steps of the grantmaking process - once you have the grant, what’s next?
  • Content will include key considerations for non-profit leaders as they implement granting relationships with funders.        

Who should attend this workshop?

Aspiring, new-and even experienced-nonprofit professionals hoping to boost their ability to land grant funding.

Workshop Date: Tuesday, August 22nd Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 16th

Location: Northcentral Electric Power Association Meeting Room, 4600 Northcentral Way, Olive Branch

Cost: $40 per person 


Get to Know the Workshop Speaker:

Christy M.P. Gilmour, Principal, Christy Gilmour Consulting

Christy M.P. Gilmour has over 20 years of multi-faceted and multi-cultural experience in government relations, education, medical communications, and non-profit campaigns and development. Christy's expertise spans the globe as she has practiced in Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Auckland, New Zealand; and Memphis, TN. Christy's strengths include strategy, leadership, philanthropy, and communications. Her passion is developing sustainability for the not-for-profit community, with a focus on good governance, public affairs, grassroots messaging, fundraising/development management, and as a non-profit consultant.

Christy has served in numerous governmental positions on Capitol Hill, as a lobbyist for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, as a travel writer, as the Executive Director of the Kappa Delta Foundation, and as a non-profit consultant.


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