Sustainable organizations know how to attract diverse and substantial funding. Our Next-Level Funding Webinar Series is designed to help organizations of all sizes understand the ins and outs of applying for larger grants from government and private sources, and up their game for creating winning proposals. Please join us on Wednesday, December 13th, from noon until 1 pm for Dogwood Health Trust and Innovative Funding Partners’ monthly live webinar series titled, “Equity and Grant Development: When Real Understanding Produces Change.”
Innovative Funding Partners (IFP) is a nationally recognized grants consulting firm highly regarded for an impressive overall grant success rate of 75%. Well known for their expertise in federal and other government grant writing, this success is based not only on technical expertise but also on a foundational relationship-building approach. IFP’s team of over 20 highly experienced consultants is passionate about helping organizations meet the unique needs of their local communities and better serve their constituents by seeking and securing grant funding.
Participants will gain knowledge, skills and confidence in:
Carrie Davis is an experienced grant writer and project manager with a consistent track record of success working with organizations across diverse sectors and geographies. She provides project oversight, facilitation, and coordination at all levels of grant development. Carrie has successful experience with foundation, corporate and government grants including DOL, HRSA, SAMHSA, CDC, DOE, USDA and more.
Susannah Williams is a grant writer with a proven track record of securing federal and foundation grants across multiple sectors, including health care, workforce development, and education. She has extensive experience in supporting clients’ project design and development to meet complex grant requirements. Susannah has written multiple successful proposals for CDC, HRSA, DOJ, and DOL, among others.
Support programs and networks that reduce deaths, treat addiction, and prevent first use
Help reduce disparities based on race, location, education and income factors
Invest in integrated heath care with seamless connections to supportive services
Support communities that promote healthy living and resiliency and help mitigate the impact of trauma, isolation and stress on individuals and families, especially those experiencing poverty
Support a well-funded, sustainable, competitive entrepreneur and small business ecosystem throughout the region
Help build a regional economic ecosystem that supports increased creation/retention of jobs and business ownership
Help build a skilled workforce with the knowledge and technical abilities to excel in a wide range of industry employment opportunities that provide a competitive, sustainable wage
Source, analyze and share a comprehensive, county-by-county data set that paints a full picture of work readiness, economic development and entrepreneurial needs and opportunities specific to Western North Carolina
Work in tandem with Economic Opportunity Strategic Priority to invest in career readiness at the community college and university levels
Support K-12 learning experiences with the resources and sustainability to provide an excellent academic and social-emotional education, so that all students graduate ready for college or career
Invest in an improved early childhood education ecosystem with the resources and sustainability to provide developmentally appropriate, affordable and accessible education and care to support ages birth to five, so that all children in WNC enter kindergarten ready to learn
Source, analyze and share a comprehensive set of publicly available data that provides a regularly updated, county-by-county picture of access, workforce and student outcomes in early childhood education and K-12 education specific to Western North Carolina
Loans, guarantees, and other financial tools to leverage funding opportunities
Increase affordable housing for lowest-income individuals and families
Support age-appropriate resources in affordable and workforce units, rental and owned
Invest in housing with sustainable supports for physical and mental health and wellbeing
Support healthy and safe revitalizations that work against displacement and gentrification, preserve home ownership and create generational wealth.