All Things Federal Funding: Finding, Preparing, and Getting Awarded

Monday, March 11, 2024

1:00 PM


Description of the Webinar

Interested in applying for federal funding but not sure where to start? Or are you an experienced federal grant writer looking for some new ideas? Join Youth Collaboratory for a webinar on all things federal grant writing. Learn how you can get ahead of the curve in identifying funding opportunities and prepare your team before the grant writing season begins. We’ll walk through grant writing tips from experienced federal grant writers and reviewers, so you can strengthen your skills in writing highly competitive federal grant proposals.

Course Outcomes

– Increase understanding of federal funding process and opportunities -Enhance proposal development knowledge and skills -Increase preparedness to respond to federal funding opportunities

What will participants walk away knowing?

-Where to identify federal funding opportunities -First steps in applying for federal funding -Tips for developing a competitive federal proposal.

Target Population for Audience

Non-profit organizations and professionals applying for or interested in applying for federal funding

Name of Presenter(s)

Megan Blondin & Shelley Johnson

Speaker Bios 

Megan Blondin is the Executive Director of Youth Collaboratory. Building on decades of experience working with multiple federal agencies including Health and Human Services, Department of Justice, and Department of Labor, Megan has helped local nonprofits secure more than $45 million each year to support programs for youth.  Shelley M. Johnson is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Youth Collaboratory. She has over 20 years of successful experience providing fundraising, grant writing, and proposal review services for nonprofit organizations. Shelley’s extensive knowledge of federal runaway and homeless youth programs and funding announcements has assisted applicants in obtaining millions of dollars in funding.

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