Lunch and Learn Webinar – Grants & Development

Bring your own brown bag and “lunch and learn” with your peers! AFP International curates a live webinar series on a range of topics presented by field experts. AFP Fairfield County streams selected webinars free of charge at one location for AFP members who register in advance ($25 for Future Members) more details can be found below.

Stronger Together – How Coordinating Grants and Development Increases Wins!

Consistent funding is vital to thriving programs. To achieve consistent funding, especially in uncertain times, thriving organizations are working to build diverse funding streams that integrate fundraising and grant seeking. Is your organization missing funding opportunities without a purposeful coordination of grants seeking and fundraising efforts?

Learn how organizations can coordinate grants and development for a greater return on investment:

  • How to build infrastructure that advances your fundraising strategy and increases grant awards
  • How coordinating grants and gifts positions an organization to be a stronger competitor
  • How strong relationships between grants, development, and communications improve funding stability and organization outcomes

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Contributors: Jo Miller

Jo Miller, GPC, SMS is the owner and principal of J Miller & Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in grants, social media marketing, program design, team development, and online communications. She is the founder and Managing Director of SmartEGrants, a professional development and training organization. She has more than 25 years experience in grants and management in the nonprofit and public-sector. Jo has worked in housing, health, disabilities, energy, and community development agencies and organizations throughout the country.
Jo serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Grant Professionals Association. She received her Grant Professional Certified (GPC) credential from the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI), and GPA Approved Trainer status from the Grant Professionals Association. In 2015, Ms. Miller received the GPCI Presidential Award for contributions to the profession by founding GrantChat, a long-standing weekly Twitterchat. Jo currently serves on the Lead and Environmental Hazard Association board and serves on National Safe and Healthy Housing Coalition Policy and Grassroots Taskforce.


Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Live Run Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
New Location: Fairfield College Preparatory
1073 N Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824


  • FREE – AFP Members
  • $25 – for Future Members
  • Streaming the live webinars on your personal device is available, but each stream will cost a minimum of $79 (purchased directly from AFP).


  • Registered attendees will receive an email the day prior to the webinar, with a link to download their own materials (if a handout is available). There will be no handouts provided at the webinar location.
  • Lunch and Learn Webinar attendance earns 1.0 CFRE Credits.

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