Texas 2019 Grant Proposal Writing for Music Educators

Conn-Selmer has teamed up with The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business to offer a 2 day intensive certification on Grant Proposal Writing for Music Educators. Registration is now open and spots are limited, so reserve your seat today!

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Henri B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

Room CC220

900 E. Market St.,
San Antonio, TX  78205


Wed., Jul. 24, 2019

7:30 am - 8:00 am           Check-In

8:00 am - Noon               Day 1 Sessions Begin

Noon - 1:30 pm               Lunch (on your own)

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm           Day 1 Sessions resume

Thu., Jul. 25, 2019

7:30 am - 8:00 am        Breakfast

8:00 am - Noon          Day 2 Sessions Begin

Course Fee: $199.00

Registration for the 2 day course

Textbook: "Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals" by Tori O'Neal-McElrath

Certificate from The University of Notre Dame*

*This is a Notre Dame Certificate course (non-degree). If participants desire the certificate from The University of Notre Dame, attendance for all sessions on both days is mandatory and attendance will be taken for both afternoon sessions and the morning session.

Program Outline:

  • Introduction & Overview of the Grantseeking Process
  • Developing the Proposal Idea
  • Developing Relationships with Funders
  • Writing a Compelling Problem Statement
  • Defining Clear Goals & Objectives
  • Developing the Methods
  • Preparing the Evaluation Component
  • Developing Sustainability Strategies
  • Developing the Program Budget
  • Writing the Organization Background Component
  • Writing the Proposal Summary
  • Putting the Package Together
  • Sustaining Relationships with Funders 

We will also be accessing websites on the internet, so please bring your laptop computers or tablets, especially if you would like to start to develop your grant while in class. If you have a grant proposal you are currently working on or considering, please bring that information with you. 

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Guest Speaker:

Angela Logan, Ph.D. is the St. Andre Bessette Director of Nonprofit Professional Development, Associate Teaching Professor Management & Organization in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. In this role, she works to strengthen the infrastructure of the Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) degree program and the Nonprofit Certificate Education program, guides the strategic plan for NPD, and works to increase the NPD brand as a major resource to the nonprofit sector nationally and internationally. As a concurrent professional specialist in the college’s Department of Management, Logan teaches the MNA Field Project course, which serves as the capstone course for the degree program. Logan has an extensive background working with nonprofit organizations, with a particular focus in the areas of education and diversity. Her research focuses on the intersection of gender, race and philanthropic leadership. A trained facilitator of Anti-Racism Study Circles, she also provides training on leadership, conflict resolution, stress and time management and cultural sensitivity.

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