• Environmental Funding

Panel of donors to discuss grant-making strategies

9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 27
Law School Function Room
120 Tremont St., Boston

Suffolk University’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and Associated Grant Makers are co-hosting a Meet-the-Donors event.

The topic is Environmental Funding, and the program will address:

• Emerging trends in grant-making for the environment
• How grant-makers are narrowing their focus in tough times
• What makes a project more fundable
• The importance of, and recommendations for, evaluation and reporting
• Proposal basics for anyone new to the process.

Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in an extended Q&A session following a panel discussion moderated by Brooke Nash, branch chief of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

Panelists

• Jennifer Marshall Grantham, director, Southeast Environmental Education Alliance Program, Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
• Sarah Kelley, senior program officer, Island Foundation
• Mariella Puerto, senior program officer, Barr Foundation
• Prentice Zinn, GMA Foundations, manager of the Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust, Dolphin Trust, and Herman and Frieda L. Miller Foundation

RSVP by 7/22/11 if you would like to attend.

For more information, please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at 617-725-4155 or orsp@suffolk.edu.

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