Funders: Foundations

CORE COMPETENCIES
* Perform prospect research and check for new funding opportunities

* In-depth understanding of the criteria and priorities applicable to each grant
* Provide informed recommendations as to the which funding leads to pursue
* Compile program outlines, materials, and results to write compelling narratives
* Identify measurable goals for program development
* Assemble materials for grant requests (Budgets, Organizational Documentation)
* Submit grant requests, letters of interest, etc., both in print and electronically
* Develop and maintained monthly grants calendars
* Monitor expenditures and to ensure compliance with all grants requirements
* Prepare evaluations and other reports consistent with funder requirements
* Audited grant expenditures to ensure they were compliant
* Evaluate, rate, score, and provide feedback on grant applications
* Evaluate a wide range of grant applications for various causes and issues

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Writing)
* Grant Writer, Asian Pacific American Film Festival
* Grant Writer, DC Film Alliance
* Grant Writer, DC Independent Film Festival

* Grant Writer, Dupont Underground
* Grant Writer, GALA Hispanic Theater

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Reviewing)
* Grant Auditor, United Way (FEMA’s EFS Grant)
* Grant Reviewer, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
* Grant Reviewer, DC Office of African American Affairs
* Grant Reviewer, DC Office of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
* Grant Reviewer, DC Office of Latino Affairs
* Grant Reviewer, HumanitiesDC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Granting)
* Chair, Grant Committee, The Cherry Fund
* Member, Grant Committee, The BHT Foundation

THANK YOU LETTERS
Thank You Letter from the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities
Thank You Letter from the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities Grant Mgr
Thank You Letter from the DC Mayor’s Office Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
Thank You Letter from the DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Workshop Presenter
* Workshop Presenter (Film Fundraising), Asian Pacific American Film Festival
* Workshop Presenter (Grant Writing), The BHT Foundation
* Workshop Presenter (Film Fundraising), Global Impact Film Festival

* Workshop Presenter (Film Fundraising), University of Maryland
* Workshop Presenter (Grant Writing), Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
* Workshop Presenter (Grant Writing), Winter Film Awards