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Webinar: Furry Funding: Fundraising and Grant Basics for Shelters and Rescues (No CEU)

Looking for funding does not have to be an overwhelming task for staff and volunteers. But funding is very necessary to achieving your mission. Let's take some frustrations out of the process and make the solid plan. In this session, learn basics of fundraising principles and grant development as well as funding research methods. We will drive into a variety of funding mechanisms, as well as what makes a grant application successful to address your needs.
Ericka Harney, CFRE, GPC, CAE, CVA, Former executive director of Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA) and The Foundation of AFWA. Born with an entreprenurial drive and passion for service, Ericka has more than 15 years of professional experience in the nonprofit and business sectors. A business owner since sixth grade, she quickly grew her career in fundraising, grants, and nonprofit management. Ericka is responsible for raising $14 million in funds, serves as a federal grant review chair, provides consulting services to nonprofits, co-founded a social enterprise catering company, and teaches communication and fundraising at the university level. To gain a broad foundation to build on, she pursued higher education in marketing and communication, earning a masters and bachelors in communication, a bachelor's in marketing and is a doctoral candidate in organizational leadership concentrating on nonprofit leadership from Eastern University in St. David's, Penn. She currently serves on the board of directors for Girl Scouts of Kentucky's Wilderness Road Council, Professional Women's Forum and God's Closet, Inc.