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Finding Grant Funding

When: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Where: Virtual Synchronous Learning Environment

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This workshop will introduce you to grant making and how to use online sources to identify foundations, corporations, and federal funding partners.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Become familiar with the steps required for identifying grant opportunities
  • Learn about grant funding directories 
  • Understand the cycle of cultivating grant opportunities including query letters, funder networking, and grant stewardship

This workshop is the prerequisite for the Certificate in Proposal Writing.

Cost: $80 members, $160 non-members

Instructor: Vicki Landon, Senior Director of Development, Orlando Repertory Theater

 Vicki Landon has dedicated over twelve years to the nonprofit arts and cultural sector, achieving success in fundraising, excelling in arts administration, and acting as a mentor, sounding board, and resource to peers. In her role as Senior Director of Development for Orlando Repertory Theatre, she serves on Orlando REP’s senior staff and oversees all contributed income for the theatre, raising over $1.5M annually through special events, private donations, corporate sponsorships, and grantwriting. She holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida Theatre program focusing on Theatre History, Criticism, and Literature. In addition to her work at Orlando REP, Vicki serves the Central Florida arts and culture community by guest lecturing about nonprofit management, participating in community-wide advocacy efforts, teaching grantwriting workshops, writing grants for small and mid-size organizations, participating in mentorship programs for emerging arts leaders, and serving numerous grant panels (including the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs General Program Support, Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs Cultural Facilities, and United Arts of Central Florida General Program Support.) Before joining the staff at Orlando REP, Vicki previously served as Director of Development for the Orlando Opera Company, where she excelled in donor growth, donor retention, and special event planning.  Vicki is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Kiwanis Club of Orlando. Due to her community involvement and work in her position at Orlando REP, she was named one of Orlando Family Magazine’s 2017 “Super Women of Orlando”, a 40 Under 40 honoree in 2017, and a 2018 Association of Fundraising Professionals Emerging Leader.  She holds a Certificate in Leadership Practice from the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College, and is a member of Leadership Orlando Class 93.


Note: This event will be a virtual synchronous learning environment. After registering, virtual participation instructions will be sent to you.

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