Grant Making – Best Practices

May 20, 2008
Kassie Davis – Executive Director, CME Trust
Eileen Sweeney – Director of Corporate and Foundation Philanthropic Relations, Motorola

Host: Google
20 West Kinzie Street
Chicago, IL 60610

Whether a new grant maker to the Chicago scene or an experienced grant maker or nonprofit fundraiser, this session will provide you with practical examples of how corporate grant makers achieve optimal success from their partnerships. In this interactive session, grant making experts Kassie Davis and Eileen Sweeney will share examples of how to create successful community partnerships and will share best practices in how to achieve measurable community results. The audience, grant makers and nonprofits alike, are encouraged to share their own models of success with an emphasis on achieving community impact and as value-add to businesses and corporations.

Please come ready to ask questions about programs or challenges you may want to consider and to share ideas for how each of us can collaborate and leverage from each other’s funding programs. Attendees are encouraged to bring materials with them, such as signature program information or corporate-nonprofit collaborative materials to share with others for this very interactive session.