Proposal Writing for Operating Support

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
Event Location: 
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main (Oakland)

This full-day seminar is for individuals who have a basic understanding of grant proposal writing and want to apply their know-how to operating grants.

Participants will learn about:

  • Grant seeking process for operating support
  • Similarities and differences between program, capital and operating grants
  • Components of operating grants and what to write for each section
  • Steps and strategies for developing successful operating grants

The presenter will be Katherine F.H. Heart, GPC, M.Ed., President of Heart Resources, LLC, a social enterprise providing grants services for health and human services. Katherine has more than 10 years of grant writing and consulting experience, and has presented grant training workshops for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Foundation Center for the past five years.  She is Founding President of the Grant Professionals Association -Western PA Chapter and has earned the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) credential.   Katherine has been a grant reviewer and Voice Awards Fellow for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services.  Previously, she worked as a technical writer for a psychology consulting firm for two years and a nonprofit manager, marketer and trainer for 15 years.  Katherine is the author of Making Meaning and Money as a Grant Writer for Your Cause

There is a $30 per person fee to attend this class, which includes a light continental breakfast.  Space is limited and registration is required by calling 412-622-6277.   Payment can be made at the door with either cash or a check made payable to Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and receipts will be provided.