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Starting & Funding a Nonprofit

August 11, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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Do you wonder how you could turn your passion into a non-profit organization, or are you already working or volunteering for an organization close to your heart? Would you like to learn the basics of grant writing to fund your cause or organization?

This workshop is for you! Join us on Friday, August 11 at 5:30 pm for a workshop with experienced non-profit administrator and fundraiser, Leana Bowman.

In this workshop, we will:

  • Overview the basic steps for creating a nonprofit organization
  • Learn how to research grant opportunities
  • Review the components needed to create compelling grants

Bring your laptop; we’ll be doing some online research. You will also receive templates and materials for developing non-profit formation documents and grant proposals in the future.

When: Friday, August 11, 2017, 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Where: AUSB’s Community Hall, 602 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Cost: This event is free and open to the public. The workshop is sponsored by our MBA program.

RSVP: Please RSVP to [email protected]

About the Presenter

Screen shot of woman in white attire and glassesLeana Bowman, grant writer and author, has been actively involved in the nonprofit sector for the last 25 years. She has founded and operated a homeless meal program, created a charitable foundation for national parks, served as a city parks and recreation commissioner, and participated with a myriad of other nonprofit agencies such as community theaters, service clubs, and conservation groups. She has helped raise more than $20M for the organizations with which she has been affiliated. Leana currently works for SBCC as the Grant Coordinator and teaches nonprofit related classes for Johns Hopkins University and Cuesta College.


August 11, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT


Antioch University Santa Barbara – remove
602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

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