Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Grant Me a Grant! resources

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Grant Me a Grant! Resources

This engaging workshop was an opportunity to explore different sides of the grant process — how to avoid obvious wastes of time, and how to maximize your efforts. You’ll take away some foundational knowledge of the grant-seeking process, and how to verify a good “fit” between proposal and purpose.

Here are some resources from the workshop for you to download and use:

Beatriz "Bia" Viera, Vice President for Philanthropic Services at The Philadelphia Foundation, was keynote presenter, along with a team of accomplished grant-writers and peers in the social service and ministry sectors.

About the keynote presenter:

Beatriz "Bia" VieiraBeatriz “Bia” Vieira is Vice President for Philanthropic Services of The Philadelphia Foundation, where she oversees the community foundation’s grantmaking process. The Philadelphia Foundation disperses over $20 million in grants funded by the foundation’s donors. She joined the Foundation in 2008, and in 2010 took her current position, which was new to the foundation.

Previously, Ms. Vieira was the executive director of Lutheran Settlement House, and she sits on the board of directors of the Homeless Assistance Fund, Inc. and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ms. Vieira holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and anthropology and a master’s in literature from Temple University.