Upcoming NETI Events


Working Smarter: Improve Your Grant Writing Process

 Some scholarship assistance available – please see event information below.

This seminar is an A-to-Z exploration of the grant writing process – how to use your strategic planning process to guide your grant applications, key policies and practices that every organization should deploy, how to get key players involved in the development process, how to collaborate with other organizations, and what makes a good application great.

Join us for a fast-paced workshop filled with practical applications and a few friendly reminders about some frequent bad behaviors.

Session Goals

This workshop will provide participants with the following:

  • An understanding of what funding organizations look for in grant recipients
  • The components of a successful grant proposal
  • Customizable to-do list
  • Key strategies to engage program staff and finance people

Who Should Attend

This workshop will provide beginners with a manageable, comprehensive overview of grant writing and will serve as a valuable review for intermediate grant writers.

Event Information

  • Coming fall 2017

Other Information

  • Scholarship Information – Please contact the Battle Creek Community Foundation with questions about scholarships to support training and other nonprofit capacity building needs. Scholarship information can be found within the Capacity Building Grants section of their website, by calling 269-962-2181 or by emailing Tiffany Blackman at tiffany@bccfoundation.org.
  • Other Information: Registration includes a catered lunch.


Meet your Trainer

Regina Pinney – Executive DirectorRegina Pinney

Regina has been the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Network since June 2009. With 25 years working in the nonprofit sector, she has a full range of experience in fundraising, marketing, governance, management and grant writing. She has led Nonprofit Network from being a county-specific nonprofit management support organization to an international resource specializing in capacity building, professional development and governance and organizational management.

Previously, she was the owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, which specialized in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. Prior to owning her own company, Regina was the Development Director for the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale, Washington, the Community Development Director for the Child and Parent Resources in Tacoma, Washington and the Special Events Coordinator for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Toledo, Ohio. Regina is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.

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