Mike Stratford is a Certified Grant Writer® with the American Grant-Writer’s Association and has a CPA license. He is President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Bluegrass Chapter. Mike has been a Major Gift officer in the Bluegrass area for 14 years.
Mike currently directs grant-writing and foundation relations while teaching part-time at Asbury University. Besides his role with AFP, Mike serves on the boards of the Appalachian Mission Initiative (AMI), Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA), and the Advisory Board of YouthAlert! Mike earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of N.C., Chapel Hill and Master’s Degree from Reformed Theological Seminary.
With Mike Stratford, Fundraising Consultant.
As more and more nonprofits seek grant resourcing, the competition continually rises. Many grantors now look beyond strong applicant case statements to outcome measurement plans before making award selections. This hands-on session will provide a step-by-step process for grant seekers at any level for designing an optimal data-driven metrics within your next proposal. The skills gained from this class ensure your next proposal will both grab the reviewer’s attention as well as provide management with key data for program assessment and improvement.
Classes in the Gourmet Learning series and other professional development opportunities are provided in part thanks to a grant from the Corning Incorporated foundation.