Granted: Take your application to the next level and get your grant (almost) every time

Jen Johnstone

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time: Networking from 8:15AM, session 8:30 to 9:30
Venue: Your place! Zoom link will be emailed the day prior to the meeting (check your junk folders!)

In the post COVID-19 landscape, foundations across Canada have shifted and increased their funding through emergency measures. Learn simple and achievable strategies to strengthen your pipeline of prospects, better engage your program team and leadership in the process, and put together applications that are guaranteed to rise to the top. By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Identify more prospective funders
  • Build a simple yet effective pipeline
  • Strengthen your written proposals
  • Gain the support you need from front-line staff and the leadership in your organization
  • Understand how to apply donor-centred principles during all stages of the granting process

About Jen

Jen is the Donor Relations Manager at the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Haliburton. With over 13 years of experience building successful grassroots fundraising campaigns, and a post-graduate certificate from Humber College’s Fundraising and Volunteer Management program, Jen has dedicated much of her career toward developing comprehensive and effective granting systems and pipelines.

In addition to her experience and qualifications, Jen is an active leadership volunteer in our community as a member of the Peterborough Area Fundraiser’s Network Executive, Farms at Work Steering Committee, and the Peterborough Agricultural Roundtable.

She is also a direct-market farmer, and grows sustainable cut flowers on her farm Wyndberry Garden in Lakefield.