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Tools & Tricks of Grant Application Management

This workshop will provide steps and tools to attendees on project management of multiple federal grant applications while collaborating with different partners. The workshop will detail how grant application project management process is effectively conducted in a state grant office in Nevada. Essentially, this workshop will walk the attendees to the entire process of a grant application leading to the day of submission. 

GPC Competencies Addressed:
How to craft, construct, and submit an effective grant application 
How to research, identify, and match funding resources to meet specific needs
Organizational development as it pertains to grant seeking 
Practices and services that raise the level of professionalism of grant developers 

Tisa Coons is an Executive Grant Analyst at the Nevada State Grant Office. She co-manages the grant portfolio of the Office that consists of a multitude of federal and non-federal grant applications from statewide. Tisa's vast experience includes academia, research, publishing, grants, and management consultancy. She has a BA in Communication Arts and an MA in Gender Studies. 

Connie Lucido has served in public administration in both state and local government for 15 years. Her background is in budgeting and operations, federal grant policies, auditing and program development, and aligning strategic initiatives for cooperative teaming. She leads an exceptional team that serves as the authority for grants in Nevada.