Monday, August 30, 2010




Veteran Training Center- 1200 18th NW, Ste LL100 Washington, DC 20036 Metro: Farragut North (Red) Farragut West (Blue/Orange) Sylvie Bello: 202 641 0273

Wednesday, September, 01, 2010

8:00 am to 9:00 am

Breakfast/Welcome/Introduction of Partner Agencies

9:15 am to 12:15 pm

Session I: Organizational Development and Strategic Planning



Ms. Margaret Korto, HHS-Office of Minority Health Resource Center 'Strategic Planning for African Nonprofits'

Dr. Dominic Ntube, VP, International Consulting Group (formerly World Bank Africa Director) 'Organizational Development for African Nonprofits'



PRESENTATION-'Grant Seeking Basics for International Organizations' Ms. Pat Pasqual, Director-Foundation Center


Ms. Dawn Alexander, President-MosaicLink

'Business Plan Basic for Nonprofits'


12:20PM to 12:30PM:
Group Discussion with Funders

Panelists/Presenters and Facilitators

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Lunch: Networking with Funders and US African Affairs Directors/Commissioners


1:30PM to 1:45PM: BREAK!!

1:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Session II: The Science and Art of Finding and Writing Grants


1:45PM to 3:15PM:

PRESENTATION- 'Grant Proposal Writing'

/Ms. Pat Pasqual, Director- Foundation Center


3:20PM to 4:20PM: PANEL DISCUSSION: Local Government Funding vs Private Foundation Funding'

Mr. Lafayette Barnes, Director-DC Office of Partnership and Grant Services.

Ms. Donna Purchase, African American Giving Circle (Formerly she was the Director of Fannie Mae Foundation).


Group Discussion with Funders/Panelists/Presenters and Facilitators

4:45 am to 5:00:

Closing remarks!!!!!! September is African Heritage Month!! CAMEROON/AFRICA- 50 years of Independence in 2010!!

Thursday, September, 02, 2010

Event Location

Veteran Training Center- 1200 18th NW, Ste LL100 Washington, DC 20036 Metro: Farragut North (Red) Farragut West (Blue/Orange) Sylvie Bello: 202 641 0273

8:00 am to 9:00 am

8:30AM – 9AM Guest Speaker: Ms. Omoghino Ufomata, Director- DC Mayor's Office on African Affairs

9:15 am to 12:15 pm

Session III: Program Development, Implementation and Evaluation Strategies



PRESENTATION-'Federal Grant Program: Step by Step Strategies to Becoming a New HUD Sub-Grantee.

Ms. Belinda Fadlelmola, Coordinator, US Housing and Urban Development (HUD)- DC Field Office


11:55AM-12:15PM: Group Discussion with Funders and Presenter and Facilitators


12:15AM to 12:30PM

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Lunch: Guest Speaker- 1PM-1:30PM

Mr. Mammado Sy, Maryland Governor's Commission on Africa/Program Director-Lutheran Social Services


1:30PM to 1:45PM: BREAK!!

1:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Session IV: Africans in Nonprofit, Building Visibility, Relevance and Media Relations.


1:45PM to 2:45PM:

PRESENTATION- 'Building Visibility through Marketing' Ms. Mary Evangeliste, CEO-Fearless Future Marketing


2:50PM to 3:50PM:

PANEL DISCUSSION: Media Relations, Fundraising and Social Media

Mr. Melvin Hardy, Association of Fundraising Professionals, (Principal, Millennium Arts Salon) 'Blacks and Philanthropy'

Mr. Chuck Bean, Executive Director- Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington, 'Media Relations for New Nonprofits'

Mr. Lesly Simmons, Board Member-Young Nonprofit Professionals Network-DC (YNPN_dc) 'Basic Social Media Strategies'



Panel Discussion: 'What's NEXT for African Immigrant Organizations?'

Dr. Sharon Freeman, President-All American Small Business Exporters Assn (Author-China, Africa and the African Diaspora) Ms. Sylvie Bello, Executive Director-Cameroon American Council

4:45 am to 5:00:

End of WORKSHOP!! September is African Heritage Month! CAMEROON/AFRICA- 50 years of Independence in 2010!!