Siebert Lutheran Foundation  

Grant Writing Workshop

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Join us to learn:

  • Ways to find grant possibilities for your program, church, or organization
  • Overview of the writing process (five steps)
  • Tips for writing each section of a grant proposal
  • Pitfalls to avoid: the Dos and Don’ts
  • The Burke grant application process (includes time for Q & A with Burke staff)
  • The Siebert grant application process (includes time for Q & A with Siebert staff)

Instructor: Sandra Christensen

Sandra Christensen, a graduate of Concordia University Wisconsin, is a grant writer and adult educator based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her extensive work in the nonprofit sector—primarily in health care and human services—includes experience as a direct care worker, a nursing home administrator, and the executive director of an agency serving adults with cognitive disabilities. As a consultant over the past 25 years, Sandra has worked with nonprofits in the areas of program development, staff training, organizational assessment, and grant research/writing. The majority of Sandra’s current clients are small-to-mid-sized nonprofit organizations in the Milwaukee area, where she also teaches business writing, grant research, and grant writing.

The worshop it currently full, but you may register below for the waiting list.

Friday, December 6, 2019

8:30 a.m. - Registration, networking, and continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. - Workshop
12:00 p.m. - Lunch will be provided

Location: Arts at Large Community Center
1100 S. 5th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204

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Registration is required and is limited to the first 44 people enrolled. Please register only one individual per organization. If you’d like the opportunity to register more than one person from your organization, contact Edgar Russell (for guests of Siebert Lutheran Foundation) or Jessica Herzog (for guests of the Burke Foundation) for a space on the Waiting List. 

Please register using the registration form below.

For more information, contact:
Edgar Russell, Siebert Lutheran Foundation, Impact & Program Director, 414.662.2660
Jessica Herzog, Burke Foundation, Operations & Grants Manager, 414.477.5933

This workshop is currently full. Use the form below to register for the waiting list.

Register - Grant Writing Workshop on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019


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Please select the following that apply to your organization:

I have previously applied for a Siebert Lutheran Foundation grant. 

I have not previously applied for a Siebert Lutheran Foundation grant.

I have previously applied for a Burke Foundation grant. 

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