Developing Effective Grant Writing Strategies

Noah Temaner Jenkins will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, December 5, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Nonprofit "U" is a forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development, is the host. The show will stream live from 

Jenkins and Leonard will discuss grant writing strategies organizations can use as part of their sustainability toolbox.  They will examine the complete proposal writing cycle; link proposal writing to the program design, implementation and evaluation processes and share strategies listeners can begin to “try at home” immediately.

Noah Temaner Jenkins is a freelance organizational development and writing consultant for nonprofits. Her project portfolio includes grant writing, fundraising planning, program evaluation, board development, and strategic planning. She is adjunct faculty at UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. Ms. Jenkins teaches grant writing and related classes in the UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management program. She holds a Master of Urban Planning and Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, both from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

“All too often, we look at the grant writing process in a vacuum”, Leonard said.  “This discussion will show how grant writing fits within an organizational system that, when managed properly, supports long term sustainability”.