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Fundraising Training: Chief Executive Leaders Ascend Program Black Women Cohort, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase
February 23, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In partnership with JPMorgan Chase, The Center for Nonprofit Advancement will provide fundraising training at no cost for Black women nonprofit leaders serving Ward 7 and Ward 8 communities of Washington, D.C.
The Fundraising Overview training will highlight key fundraising strategies to help nonprofits grow their organization and increase sustainability, including foundation giving, corporate sponsorships and individual giving. We will also discuss the key components and tips for writing grant proposals. The program supports grantmaking and overall capacity building experience (through December 2023), as well as a focus on wellness for Black women nonprofit leaders.
This training is being offered at no cost, but prior registration is required.
About our Presenter:
Maisha Armstrong is the founder and president of MJ Consulting Group, which provides development consulting and event/conference planning services, including proposal and report writing, development strategy, prospect research, fundraising training and meeting/conference planning for nonprofit organizations, businesses and government agencies.
Maisha’s professional experience spans more than 20 years and has included positions in Development, Program Management, Marketing, Product Management and Information Technology with a range of for-profit and non-profit organizations, including Ford Motor Company, i2 Inc., Children’s National Health System and Food & Friends. Prior to starting MJ Consulting Group, she was Director of Development and Communications for the District of Columbia Primary Care Association (DCPCA), responsible for implementing the development and communications activities of the organization to increase awareness and obtain funding to support the work of DCPCA, as well as planning their Annual Meeting. With 15 years of experience in development, her focus has been on strategy development and grant writing for institutional funding—corporate, foundation and government funding. She has secured more than $27 million in grant funding.
Maisha received her B.S. in Systems and Computer Science from Howard University and her MBA from the University of Georgia.