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Grant-Ready Program Development and Operations

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  ET
In-person | Atlanta, GA

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Grant-Ready Program Development and Operations

Conveying a strong program design and process are keys to delivering maximum donor impact in your grant proposal. It takes more than a well-researched and impactful program rationale. Your design must be logistically strong and programmatically sound while also taking the reader on a journey where your program serves as a key element to tie the need and success together. Join us for an in-person training with non-profit and Foundation Center leader, Maria Azuri, on crafting program designs and processes that will make your proposal stand out.

• Outline the steps of the program 
• Outline processes to align with the intended program impact and rationale 
• Connect the program goal with a structured operation that leads to intended impact

Intended Audiences:
• Introductory- to mid-level non-profit professionals 
• Non-profit professionals looking to increase their grant writing skills 
• Non-profit professionals wanting to sharpen their program design and process skills 

Eligible for 2.5 CFRE PTS


As the Director of Foundation Center – South, Maria Azuri is responsible for providing and connecting the South’s diverse social sector with the tools, resources and knowledge it needs to strengthen impact and elevate the reach of philanthropy through strong capacity building within the wide social sector landscape.

She brings 20 years of recognized leadership,management and program development, and has worked at every level within diverse social work fields ranging from mental and public health, criminal justice, immigration, entrepreneurship,and school and community-based work. She brings a deep passion and strong commitment to communities through emphasizing strong and sustainable programming, innovative partnerships and strategic multi-sector collaborations.

Prior to this role, Maria worked at the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs as the inaugural Director of Programming and has taught at GSU’s School of Social Work. Maria holds her Bachelors of Social Work degree from Georgia State University and her Masters of Science in Social Work degree from Columbia University, where she graduated summa cum laude. She is very involved in her community in the realms of social and civic engagement and her career-long commitment to inclusive access to knowledge, information and tools stems from her experiences as an immigrant.


Foundation Center-Atlanta
133 Peachtree St NE, Lobby Suite 350
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Training Event Calendar

Space is limited. Register online with the form below or by calling (404) 880-0094. Registrants requiring ASL signers or other disability-related services are asked to contact the Foundation Center at least two weeks in advance.

Upon arrival, you will be required to present your ID to obtain a visitor pass. Valid forms of ID include a driver’s license, passport, military ID, or business card. Please plan to arrive early and stop at the Visitor Services desk in the main lobby to obtain a visitor pass.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. If you need further information, please call (404) 880-0094.