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Fundraisers Forum: Grantmaking

Fundraisers Forum: Grantmaking

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am


Fundraisers Forum
is a professional development and network-building series for everyone involved in securing contributions for Jewish organizations.

$18 | $10 for Spertus members | $8 for students and Spertus alumni

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This program will take place online via ZoomLogin information and instructions will be provided to ticket holders by email 24 hours in advance.


Join senior representatives from the Jim Joseph Foundation, Shapira Foundation, and Schusterman Family Foundation as they answer your most pressing questions about grantmaking.

What really happens after I submit my grant proposal? Has COVID-19 changed foundation philanthropy forever? How can my organization continue to raise grant funds in such uncertain times?

Spertus Director of Development Rebecca Garrett will moderate this virtual panel discussion.

Interactive Breakout Sessions
During the program, you'll have the opportunity to select a panelist-led breakout session to take a deeper dive into one of these timely topics.

  • Getting to Yes
    Jon Marker, Jim Joseph Foundation
    (left above)
    Explore the importance of relationships, including how to position your team and proposal. 

  • Data Stories
    Rella Kaplowitz, Schusterman Family Foundation
    (center above)
    Collect data that shares the true impact of your organization's work.  

  • Risky Business
    Josh Donner, Shapira Foundation
    (right above)
    Learn to work with your philanthropic partners to fuel innovation in uncertain times. 

Jim Joseph Foundation, Schusterman, Shapira logo


Fundraisers Forum is presented by Spertus Institute's Center for Jewish Leadership, supported in part by a generous grant from the Crown Family. 

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