for the NORTHEAST CLUSTER meeting on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Workshop topics include planning and preparing outreach grants, and the NE Cluster’s annual meeting.
Northeast Cluster of Unitarian Universalist Congregations
Florida District, UUA
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Keys to Effective Community Outreach
Saturday, April 27, 2013, 9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
1901 E. Robinson St., Orlando, FL 32803
Join the Northeast Cluster for a Workshop on Grant Planning, Grant Writing, and Grant Record Keeping. This Workshop will discuss planning and preparing outreach grants only, rather than UUA funding for building or membership building.
Review the essential components of a grant
Discuss how community partnerships strengthen programs
Learn to develop outcomes measurements for outreach programs
Learn about developing ongoing funding for programs
Learn to plan for after the grant money is spent
Participants will also . . .
Receive information about UUA grant opportunities
Hear about UU Florida congregations’ experiences with grants
Will be given practice deciding if a grant opportunity is appropriate for a group and apply essential steps of grant planning and grant writing in breakout sessions.
Brief Business Meeting at 2:45 p.m.
Electing the next Cluster coordinator
Approving new accounting arrangements
Events and topics of interest for next year
Cost: $15.00 for event and lunch. Reservation deadline: Friday, April 19, 2013
Register on-line by credit card starting April 1 go to www.OrlandoUU.org, look for the grey “Social Justice” header on the right side of the front page, and click on the link for the NE Cluster event) or send a check (payable to FLD-UUA, with “NE Cluster meeting” in the memo line) to Martha Hartgering c/o First Unitarian Church of Orlando, 1901 E. Robinson St., Orlando, FL 32803. For more information: call Martha at (352) 242-2437.
About the Presenter:
Marilyn L. Donnellan is a nationally known consultant, trainer, executive coach and motivational speaker. During her 30-year tenure with United Way, she spearheaded resource development strategies in small to mid-sized communities. She is currently facilitating a series of workshops on nonprofit management sponsored by the Community Foundation of South Lake. She has written three books in use around the world: Core Elements of a Successful Nonprofit, The Hour Series of Guides for Nonprofit Management, and The Complete Guide to Church Management.