Grant Seeking is Like a Pit Bull: It's Not Really Scary

  • 16 Sep 2021
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom


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Grant Seeking is Like a Pit Bull:

It's Not Really Scary

Speaker: Kristi Boger,GPC, Owner and Grants Consultant with

KB Catalyst Consulting, LLC


September 16, 2021

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. on Zoom

Kristi presented this topic during our half-day fundraising program in 2020 and got rave reviews! She's back to help demystify the grant seeking process. 

This session will briefly touch on the entire grant life cycle and provide tips and guidance for those without a lot of time to dedicate to grants management. Topics will include: 

  • Finding opportunities: prospect identification, research, and relationship building 

  • Telling your story: compelling proposals, storytelling for grants, and technical drafting tips 

  • Building your grant readiness: standard grant documents, budgets, gathering and repurposing content 

  • Stewardship, grant reporting and tracking tools 


Kristi Boger is a grants consultant and the Owner/Director of KB Catalyst Consulting, through which she helps nonprofits bolster their grantseeking efforts and strategies. Kristi has spent most of her career in nonprofit development, including grantseeking positions with the Ohio Environmental Council, LifeCare Alliance, and other Columbus-based organizations. She is Grant Professional Certified (GPC) through the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Kristi graduated from Franklin University with a Master’s of Public Administration and The Ohio State University with a BA in Strategic Communication. She is passionate about animal welfare and is a former volunteer with Columbus Humane's Specialty Cat Care and Mentor programs, which is where she met her cat, Gwen. She lives in Columbus with her husband, two children, cat, and frog.


  • $20 per organization for Ohio Fed members with 1-5 program participants 

  • $30 per organization for Ohio Fed members with 6+ program participants 

  • $30 per organization for non-members with 1-5 program participants 

  • $40 per organization for non-members with 6+ program participants 

*Ohio Animal Welfare Federation is an approved provider of content which enhances professional competence and aligns with th5 domains of the CAWA Exam specifications. Every hour of training equals 1 CE towards CAWA Recertification.

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