Grad Rebel Workshop: Private Foundation Grant-Writing Advice


Feb. 13, 2019, 10am to 11:15am

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Graduate Commons (LLB 2141)


By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Understand the differences between writing grants for federal agencies and private foundations

  • Learn about what reviewers for private foundations want to see in a winning proposal

  • Understand the major parts of a proposal and receive guidance on how to think about and write each component

  • Hear from UNLV grant writers and faculty who have extensive private grant experience


  • Caleen Johnson, Director of Foundation Relations, UNLV Foundations

  • John Brodie, Grant Writer/Coordinator, UNLV Foundation

  • Liz Kahane, Director of Development, Graduate College

Lifecycle Stage: Middle and Late Master’s & Doctoral

Learning Experience: Pane

Admission Information

This workshop is open to all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College & GPSA