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Meet the Funders Panel Discussion

Funder panel, networking and breakfast


Thursday, November 12, 2015

8:15-8:45                  Registration, networking and breakfast

8:45-10:15am         Q&A panel discussion

10:15-10:30am       Meet the funders


Scarsdale Country Club, 1 Club Way, Hartsdale, NY 10530 


In conjunction with Association of Development Officers 

Sponsored by Con Edison

Come a learn information that will increase the likelihood of your grants being funded. We have assembled a group of esteemed grant makers from the region who will voice their opinions about philanthropy, grant making, relationship building, evaluations, and more. You will learn how grant making has changed in recent year; what funders look for in an organization and project; what makes one proposal more fundable over another; advice on overcoming “grant writing” obstacles; tips that help sell your story; the best way to build a relationship with a funder; and what things to never do. 


Panelists include:

Anita Borkenstein and Amelie Kraus, Impact 100 Westchester

Alec Cecil, Jandon Foundation

Laura Rossi, Esq. Westchester Community Foundation

Ed Forbes, The Journal News/Gannett Foundation

Meet the Funders Panel Moderator:

Joanne Stewart

Vice President, Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson

President, goodworks Advisory Group

Special thanks to our giveaway sponsors:

Consulting for a Cause

Executive Printing & Direct Mails

Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson

Howie Marketing & Consulting

Jill Singer Graphics

United Hebrew