Conference Program

Session Summary

Block A: Monday, March 21 - 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Beyond Powerpoint: New Ideas for Presenting Your Grant Data
Building an Outcome Framework to Gauge Grantmaking Effectiveness
Creating a Professional Development Plan Using GMN's Body of Knowledge
Legal 101: The Basics of Grantmaking
Planning & Designing Your Grants Management Process
Vendor Sponsored Session - Foundant: Destination Anywhere — The New Reality of Online Grant Database Technology
Block B: Monday, March 21 - 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Accepting & Reviewing Proposals: Best Practices in the Field
Data Visualization: Communicating With Infographics
The Art of Communicating Effectively
Using Outcome Data for Decision Making Throughout the Grants Cycle
What the Grants Managers Network Can Do For You
Vendor Sponsored Session - MicroEdge: How Changes in Grants Management Can Brew Better Results
Block C: Monday, March 21 - 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
After the Period has Ended: Grant Close Out and Retention
How to Prepare for an Audit
Making GMN’s Online Member Community Work for You
Recruiting, Retaining, and Developing Your Grants Management Staff
Streamlining Your Operations with Fluxx, an Open Source Grants Management Platform
Vendor Sponsored Session - GuideStar: Using Technology to Promote, Yet Simplify, Due Diligence and Monitoring
Block D: Tuesday, March 22 - 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Beyond the Recycling Bin: Greening Your Grantmaking Practices
Demystifying the IRS: A Window into the Exempt Organizations Division
Social Media and Grantmakers
The Globalization of Grantmaking: Implications for Grants Management
The Tale of Two Sectors: Private and Public
Vendor Sponsored Session - Common Grant Application: The Next Generation of Grantmaking
Block E: Tuesday, March 22 - 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Beyond Financial Basics (Part 1): Understanding and Interpreting Grantee Operating and Project Budgets
How Project Streamline Can Save You Time and Money
Integrating Mobile Technology With Your Grantmaking
Monitoring, Modifying, and Maximizing the Impact of Your Grants
Working With Your Whole Foundation Team: Redefining the Boundaries of Grants Management
Vendor Sponsored Session - ZoomGrants: Intuitive Online Grantmaking That Grows Your Triple Bottom Line
Block F: Tuesday, March 22 - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Anatomy of a Grant Letter: Dissecting and Analyzing Clauses
Beyond Financial Basics (Part 2): Understanding the Pitfalls and Opportunities in Grantmaking
Grant Coding: Developing or Upgrading Your Foundation’s Coding Structure
More Than Money: Providing Assistance Beyond the Grant — What Works, What Doesn’t
What We Wished We Knew Before We Moved Online
Vendor Sponsored Session - CyberGrants: Wake up and Smell the Data!
Block G: Wednesday, March 23 - 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Assessing Your Grantmaking Practices
Expenditure Responsibility: A Step-by-Step Guide
How Interactive Technology May Change Funder/Nonprofit Dynamics
Investing in Sustainability: Tools for Grants Managers
Resume Writing Techniques and Interviewing Strategies
Vendor Sponsored Session - WizeHive: Automating the Application and Selection Process for Grantmakers