Valerie F. Leonard, Expert in Community and Organizational Development, has been retained by the Monroe Foundation to provide a complimentary informational workshop to help prospective grantees strengthen their proposals to the Illinois African
American Family Commission (“the Commission”).
The suggestions made herein are based on
Ms. Leonard’s own experience writing and peer
reviewing grant proposals and industry best practices. Attending this workshop, and following the hints contained herein, will not provide any points in the
Commission’s proposal evaluation process. This
workshop has been developed independently of the Commission, and the information should not be construed as their instructions or opinions.