Mark Goldstein, CFRE Edit Name
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Mark Goldstein, CFRE, is President and CEO of Communication Mark consulting in Arden, NC. Mr. Goldstein is most sought after as an expert proposal writer and project strategist. He is the creator of the Open Communication Fundraising Model, a system that enables all nonprofit agency stakeholders to effectively work together toward organizational and fundraising goals. Mr. Goldstein has consistently served nonprofits as a staff member, board member or consultant since 1991. He has raised millions for his clients and employers by obtaining grants for organizations of all types, sizes and locales, particularly for health, human service, community development and technology needs. He is a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Western North Carolina Chapter and has provided training sessions through the Duke University Continuing Studies Nonprofit Management program, Philanthropy Journal, Nonprofit Webinars and other venues.
Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
The needs section is the most important section of a grant proposal. If the need for your project is unclear, reviewers will be frustrated and your efforts (at both fundraising and implementation) are likely to fail.
This webinar, led by a grant writer with more than 20 years of experience, takes an... (continued)
Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Spreadsheets are valuable and affordable tools that are accessible to any grant proposal writer. Yet, some writers groan at the thought of using Excel or similar programs to work with numbers and other data.
If you are such a grant writer, this webinar will provide a concise introduction (or re-introduction!) to spreadsheets and how to... (continued)
Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Organizations are always watching for grant opportunities, yet it is rare to meet someone who excels at foundation research. Even when foundation data is readily available, it can be a challenge to determine whether to apply, how much to request, what to ask for, who to talk to, and so on.
During this webinar, a grant proposal writer who has... (continued)
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Grant funders love to support multiple-organization collaborations, which can achieve outcomes that no single organization can match. Sometimes, though, grant applicants are (understandably) less excited about collaboration, due to first-hand experience with unsuccessful or ineffective partnerships.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
It's no coincidence that many great grant proposal writers once worked as journalists. Like proposal writers, journalists have a knack for telling clear, compelling stories using quotes and objective evidence.
This webinar, led... (continued)
Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Issues beyond the grant proposal writer's control are often the primary reason for missed or "photo finish" deadlines. Therefore, the first order of business is to anticipate difficulties and lay the groundwork for a relatively stress-free proposal writing process.
This webinar explores the... (continued)
Mark Goldstein, CFRE, is President and CEO of Communication Mark consulting in Arden, NC. Mr. Goldstein is most sought after as an expert proposal writer and project strategist. He is the creator of the Open Communication Fundraising Model, a system that enables all nonprofit agency stakeholders to effectively work together toward organizational and fundraising... (continued)
Sam Frank founded Synthesis Partnership to advise non-profit organizations in strategy, planning and organizational development. The largest share of his practice is devoted strategic planning, but he also works with clients on board governance, change management, facility, program and business planning, and training.
In 2009 he co-founded Nonprofit Webinars and... (continued)