Friday, March 20, 2009
This post is offered in answer to the many requests I received recently for information about two groups (and I've added two more) who are terrific resources for grantwriters in and around the Portland, Oregon metro area:
American Association of Grant Professionals: http://www.grantprofessionals.org/
The next meeting of the Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter will be in early May. Send your email and I'll see that you receive a notice with all of the meeting details.
Faith-Based Grant Writing Consortium: http://www.multnomah.edu/Contributors/PagesNewsEvents/GrantConsortium/GrantConsortium.asp
This group meets twice annually to gather professionals who as staff or volunteers seek grants on behalf of organizations with faith-based mission. The next meeting will take place on Wed. 7/15/09 from 9:30 - 12:00 p.m. at Multnomah University at 8435 NE Glisan Street in Portland, Oregon.
Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO): http://www.wvdo-or.org/
This group offers educational and networking opportunities for members and non-members. Visit the website to learn more about upcoming meetings.
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP): http://afporegon.afpnet.org/
This international organization (more than 30,000 members and growing) offers local networking and educational programs for members and non-members. Members are able to access national research and tools for fundraising including grantwriting. Visit the website to learn about upcoming events.
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