Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Grants Management and Grant Writing Training 2018

Umatilla Grant Writing Training July 31 – August 1, 2018

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In this two-day grant writing training you’ll get the skills and know-how to facilitate community involvement along with comprehensive and strategic planning to establish a dedicated project team to research and identify potential grant sources and develop the attitude and fortitude needed to write competitive grant proposals successfully.  This presentation will show grant writers how to gain competence in writing typical grant narrative components, including a precise statement of need and goal development using a Logic Model formula, as well as a concise description of program/project design, systematic evaluation based on objectives, reliable sustainability build on a reliable funding system, a transparent budget, and a conclusive executive summary. This session is especially appropriate for individuals interested in Native-centric grants.

 

Participants can expect to:

  • Increase their skill level in the coordination of community involvement and project planning with up-to-date techniques.
  • Increase their ability to understand and articulate their organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats/challenges in order to develop goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely.
  • Gain a deeper realization of strategic planning with short-term outcomes and long-term results so that the organization’s mission and vision as well as its initiatives and objectives can be clearly identified, described, and implemented.
  • Refresh their knowledge of grant writing methods and define the difference between a story-telling narrative style and a technical writing style.
  • Expand their awareness of conducting research for potential grant opportunities and the navigation procedures required by online portals.
  • Enhance their capacity to cultivate a quality grant application that reflects the issues, concerns, solutions, and passion of the organization.

 

Training Objectives:

  • Identify the main needs that directly impact your community or organization’s members.
  • Ascertain the primary roles of a project team and strategic partners, and define the leveraging resources.
  • Develop a SWOT Analysis and Logic Model to establish realistic goals and a foundation.
  • Understand and write a real or hypothetical draft of a competitive grant application including each component of the narrative and the budget.
  • Compare the objectives and requirements of major funding sources, including federal agencies, foundations, corporate firms, private philanthropic organizations, and community entities.
  • Navigate and search for grant opportunities using the primary online websites.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Staff, Administrators, Grant Managers, Grant Writers
  • Executive Directors, Directors, Managers, Tribal Leaders, Finance Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Compliance Officers, Procurement Directors/Officers, Board of Commissioners/Directors
  • Tribal non-profit organizations

 

Instructor:

Vince Franco – Compliance & Resource Development Director, Native Learning Center

 

Training Location

Wildhorse Resort Casino, Rivers Event Center | 46510 Wildhorse Blvd. | Pendleton, OR 97801 | Phone: (800) 654-9453

 

For those wishing to be vendors, those with on-site questions and those needing room block information, please contact Tammy Moore, Workforce Development Assistant Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center: 541-278-7543

Airline passengers can call for a free shuttle to Wildhorse at 541-966-1930

The hotel will allow reservations until July 10th at the government rate. For the Grant Management Class guests request a room out of the Booking ID#13326.

 

Umatilla Grants Management Training August 28 – 29, 2018

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In this two-day grants management training you’ll get the skills and know-how to keep your project on track, comply with grant regulations, and protect your Tribe from the administrative and legal chaos that results from poor grants management. The sweeping changes in the new grant regulations known as 2 CFR Part 200 created a radically different landscape for Tribal governments and nonprofits competing for their share of the more than $600 billion in federal grants awarded each year. This presentation will show grant writers and grant managers how to model success by introducing practical strategies and real-life examples designed to showcase winning proposal design and proactive grant management. Benefits include access to additional funding, strengthened program oversight, and better grant outcomes.

Participants can expect to:

  • Increase their confidence that they are up-to-date on the federal grant management requirements with the implementation of the new “Super Circular” 2 CFR Part 200
  • Refresh their understanding of the general grant management requirements so that they can position for additional funding and improved grant outcomes
  • Gain a deeper expertise in the new OMB guidance focused on areas that are relevant to various Tribes/Tribal organizations

Training Objectives:

  • Identify the main types of agreements associated with Federal awards.
  • Describe the purpose of the Federal administrative requirements
  • Define the primary roles and responsibilities of the Office of Management and Budget, the awarding agency, and the Federal award recipient
  • Compare the accountability relationship between the Federal award recipient and sub-recipient

Who Should Attend:

  • Staff, Administrators, Grant Managers, Grant Writers
  • Executive Directors, Directors, Managers, Tribal Leaders, Finance Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Compliance Officers, Procurement Directors/Officers, Board of Commissioners/Directors
  • Tribal non-profit organizations

Instructor:

Lucy Morgan, MyFedTrainer.com

Lucy Morgan delivers straight talk, delivered with a sense of wisdom and humor. She is a CPA, MBA, GPA Approved Trainer, Speaker, Author of 3 books including “Decoding Grant Management- The Ultimate Success Guide to the Federal Grant Regulations in 2 CFR Part 200” Lucy is a leading authority on Federal grant management for non-profits, institutions of higher education and state, local and tribal governments. She has written over 250 articles on grant management topics, which are featured in LinkedIn, various E-zines and on the MyFedTrainer.com blog.

Training Location:

Wildhorse Resort Casino, Rivers Event Center | 46510 Wildhorse Blvd. | Pendleton, OR 97801 | Phone: (800) 654-9453

For those wishing to be vendors, those with on-site questions and those needing room block information, please contact Tammy Moore, Workforce Development Assistant Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center: 541-278-7543

Airline passengers can call for a free shuttle to Wildhorse at 541-966-1930

The hotel will allow reservations until July 10th at the government rate. For the Grant Management Class guests request a room out of the Booking ID#13326.