Training Details

Thursday, May 10, 2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm ET

Lakeland Community College, Holden University Center
4242 OH-306
Kirtland, OH 44094



Come to this joint AFP/Foundation Center workshop to learn foundation fundraising from the experts and to hear from grantmakers on what to expect in 2018 in Lake, & Geauga County--and beyond!

Two tracks in the morning will provide information on the ins and outs of foundation grantseeking and grantwriting for novices and seasoned professionals. This will be followed by lunch and a panel discussion with representatives from Lake County grantmakers & grantseekers with a focus on changes to the funding landscape nationally, in Ohio, and in Lake and Geauga Counties. Bring your questions and prepare to network!

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Registration and Networking
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. - Morning Programs
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Lunch
12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. - Panel Discussion

Morning Speakers:
Dave Holmes, Foundation Center (Intro to Proposal Writing)
Naomi Worthington & Kari Mirkin, Grants Plus (Up Your Grant Writing Game)

Afternoon Panelists:
Jeanine Gergel, Foundation Management Services
Karen Hooser, The Reinberger Foundation
Bob Cahen, Lakeland Foundation
Benjamin Kroeck, Dominion

Qualifies for
3 CFRE points

Intended Audience

All levels of experience
CEOs, executive directors, upper management
Fundraising & development staff
Grant writers


Ben Kroeck Senior Philanthropy Coordinator Dominion Energy View Bio

Bob Cahen Executive Director Lakeland Foundation View Bio

David Holmes City Lead Foundation Center Midwest View Bio

Jeanine Gergel Associate Foundation Management Services View Bio

Karen Hooser President Reinberger Foundation View Bio

Kari Mirkin Senior Consultant Grants Plus View Bio

Naomi Worthington Senior Consultant Grants Plus View Bio