Leveraging Government Grants In 2022

Government grant writers must continue to adapt and respond to be successful in the increasingly-complex funding environment.

About this event

In this seminar, you will learn how to set yourself or your organization up for a successful and streamlined grant writing process.

Topics include:

  • Locating government grant announcements
  • Reading and interpreting grant application guidelines
  • Determining requirements for a competitive written response
  • Incorporating best practices in your program design

Who should attend: Nonprofit staff or board members involved in grant seeking and writing activities. Nonprofit leaders, grant writers, fundraisers.

Registration Fee:

  • Early Bird: $75 (ends on 6/9)
  • General Admission: $95

If you are a CNM Member or Scholarship Recipient, please send an email to [email protected] to receive your discount code.

Virtual Seminar

Optimized for the virtual environment, this seminar will consist of presentations, group discussions, breakout group sessions, polls, and short breaks. This is an opportunity to do a deep dive on a new topic and leave with tools that you can put into practice immediately.


Eric Derghazarian, Senior Strategist

Eric Derghazarian is a senior strategist at CNM with 25 years of experience in project development, grant writing, research, and evaluation. At CNM, he supports the organization’s business development with government proposal submissions and manages a portfolio of evaluation and research projects. Prior to CNM, Eric worked as an independent contractor advising government and non-profit clients, particularly in large collaboratives, on project planning, strategy and funding. He has helped secure over $200 million in funding to build capacity and expand programs for client initiatives. Eric has also been part of core research teams as an analyst on various large education and health projects at RAND Corporation and UC Los Angeles (UCLA) including analyzing the role of scientists in K-12 education, the role of the Office of the Chancellor in improving the quality of the civilian workforce at the US Department of Defense, and the cross-cultural differences in STEM instruction in three countries. Eric holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UCLA.


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