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Monday, March 5 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Grants and Bicycling: Covering the basics, how to dig deeper, and more creatively

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Introduction on the sources of grant funds including federal, state, local funding as well as  foundation funding. How to search and secure more grants.

Other topics covered to varying degress depending on participants' needs:

- Funding capital projects.
- Funding advocacy
- Partnering with other organizations; think flexibly so as to make your priorities fit with their priorities when appropriate
- Getting funding from community foundations 
- Politics of funding and broadening the tent of constituencies
- Know what funders want to fund and fitting your work into their priorities


Eric Brenner

Chair, self
Eric Brenner is currently the Chair of the Maryland Bike/Pedestrian Advisory Committee in Maryland. He has worked for six Governors in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Illinois, serving both political parties.   He was the founding director of the Maryland Governor’s Grants Office... Read More →

Monday March 5, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm EST
Congressional Ballroom C