Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers: Grantmaking Fundamentals Workshop

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
8:00am to 4:00pm EDT
Baltimore Community Foundation's Levi Conference Room
2 E Read Street, 8th Floor Baltimore, MD 21202
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A full-day professional development workshop for Mid-Atlantic grantmakers taught by our region's experienced practitioners!  Presented by ABAG every year.

Learning Agenda

  • Your grantmaking within the local and national philanthropic landscape
  • Aligning grant guidelines to your values and communicating with the public
  • Reviewing proposals and conducting due diligence
  • Legal and ethical guidelines for grantmaking excellence
  • Maximizing grant impact   
  • Strategies for continued learning and improvement
  • Click here for the tentative workshop agenda

Who Should Attend

  • Trustees, staff, and executive directors of foundations, giving circles and corporate giving programs who want to expand their grantmaking skills, deepen their understanding of philanthropy and learn from their colleagues
  • Individuals who are exploring how to organize significant charitable giving  
  • Beginning grantmakers will appreciate the workshop's efficient overview of all aspects of grantmaking
  • Intermediate grantmakers will appreciate the time to reflect on and refine their grantmaking fundamentals

Registration Info for WRAG Members

$85/person early-bird discount before May 3
$100/person after May 3
Please contact Rebekah Seder, seder(at) for the discount code.

Please note: you will need an account to register for this event. To create one, click here.

Total attendance will be limited to 25 registrants; ABAG reserves the right to cancel the event if fewer than five grantmakers register (fees would be reimbursed)

This workshop is adopted from Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers, co-developed by the Council on Foundations and the United Philanthropy Forum. All participants will receive a set of helpful reference materials.

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