Strategic Grant Writing and Sustainable Partnerships

Dive into the art of grant writing with Sheneika Simmons in this strategic grant writing webinar, where strategies for after-school programs are unveiled. Learn the essentials of grants, strategic planning, diversity, cultural competency, advocacy, and relationship building. Sheneika will guide you through enhancing your proposals to secure the funding your program deserves. Transform your approach and impact with this essential training session!

What You’ll Learn

  • The importance of strategic planning in grant writing and effectively applying it in after-school program contexts.
  • Gain insights into leveraging diversity and cultural competency to strengthen grant proposals and program implementations.
  • Learn techniques for effective advocacy and relationship building in support of after-school programs.
  • Acquire practical tips for navigating the complexities of grant applications, including aligning program goals with grant criteria.

About the Speaker

Sheneika Simmons, the visionary Founder of Simmons Leadership Services and Program Manager at WakeEd Partnership, has an extensive background in education and psychology, and a passion for equitable after-school programs. A respected ACRES facilitator, White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellow, and National Afterschool Association awardee, she’s also deeply involved with Teach For America and various advisory roles. Her work, grounded in a commitment to fostering youth leadership and organizational excellence, reflects a dedication to enriching the educational landscape and empowering professionals and students alike.

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Strategic Grant Writing and Sustainable Partnerships

With Sheneika Simmons

February 22nd, 2024

Immerse yourself in the world of effective grant acquisition with Sheneika Simmons in our strategic grant writing webinar, tailored for after-school programs. This session covers grant essentials, strategic planning, the importance of diversity and cultural competency, and the art of advocacy and building impactful relationships. Let Sheneika lead you through the process of refining your grant proposals, ensuring your program secures the funding it needs. Elevate your skills and make a lasting impact with this indispensable workshop!


Sheneika Simmons:

Sheneika Simmons stands out as the esteemed Founder of Simmons Leadership Services and the dynamic Program Manager at WakeEd Partnership. Her profound expertise in education and psychology is seamlessly integrated with her fervent commitment to equitable after-school programs. Honored as an ACRES facilitator and a White-Riley-Peterson Policy Fellow, her credentials are further highlighted by her recognition as a National Afterschool Association awardee.

Deeply involved with Teach For America and various advisory roles, Sheneika’s influence extends across the educational landscape. Her work is a testament to her dedication to nurturing youth leadership and organizational excellence. This commitment shines through in her endeavors to enrich the educational field, empowering educators and students to reach their full potential.


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