If you don’t love writing it, they won’t love reading it. If all you have is a spiel, don’t expect support. And attending the same networking meetings and sending in the same grants is likely getting you nowhere. Now what?
ReWrite is a one-day conference that will refresh your fundraising and grant writing strategies! National and regional experts will share how they harness creativity to successfully advocate and find support for their mission.
9:30am ~ Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00am ~ Welcome
10:15am ~ Keynote with Vu Le: "Rewriting Funding Dynamics - How Grantwriters Can Change the Game While Playing the Game"
11:15am ~ Networking Break
11:30am ~ Pro Panel - "Creativity and Rewriting Funding Dynamics"
12:30pm ~ Lunch
1:30 ~ Breakout Sessions
- Warming Up a Cold Call: A True Story Tells how to use Email and Phone to Secure New Donors, Melissa Draut
- Making Your Writing Standout in a Crowd, Becky Crump
- What Does Your Bookshelf Say about You?, Bethany Turner
- Vision Boards: A Creative Insight to Your Career, Ericka Harney
- Building a Budget Makes Strange Bedfellows, Amanda Day & Kimberly Hays de Muga
2:45pm ~ Breakout Sessions Repeated (see above for options)
3:45pm ~ Closing Comments & Door Prizes
4:00pm ~ Farewell
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Vu Le
Vu is the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a Seattle nonprofit that promotes social justice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaboration between diverse communities. Known for his pointed observations delivered with a sense of humor, Vu has been featured in dozens, if not hundreds, of his own blog posts, found at NonprofitAF.com, formerly NonprofitWithBalls.com. He will present "Rewriting Funding Dynamics: How Grantwriters Can Change the Game While Playing the Game."