Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson
Grant Prospect Research: Finding Grants
Speaker: Lydia Howie, MS, GPC.
Grant Strategist and President, Howie Marketing & Consulting
GPLH Founding President and 2021 Fundraising Chair
An in-depth look at ways to find grants.
Lydia will share her secrets for finding and vetting foundation, corporate, and other grant potentials. She will highlight popular grant seeking databases like Foundation Center Online, Instrumental, Grant Watch, and Grant Station and Grant Alerts that promote current RFPs. She will provide other funding opportunities to consider. Plus, she will provide tips on how best to vet a funding source.
About Lydia Howie, MS, GPC
Lydia Howie has been a grants consultant since 1999. Prior, she was Director of the Association of Development Officers, Executive Director of The Volunteer Center of Westchester, and Marketing Director of Jefferson Valley Mall. She has raised over $40 million dollars for her clients. She possesses an M.S. in Marketing Communications from Iona College, B.A. in Communication Arts from the College of New Rochelle, and a Grant Professional Certification (GPC) from the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. She founded the Grants Professionals of Lower Hudson in 2008. Ms. Howie has received numerous awards including Presidential Award for a Desert Storm fundraiser; the Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley’s first Corporate Service Award; ADO’s 2007 Peter J. Gallagher Award for Leadership & Service; and the Grant Professional Certification Institute’s 2019 Pauline G. Annarino Award, the grant writing industry’s highest national honor for impact on the grant writing profession.
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