April 2019 Chapter Meeting

Logic Models: A Grant Writer’s #1 Program Planning Tool!

Join us on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 for our monthly meeting focusing on Logic Models! Program planning is an essential part of the grant writing process and there are many tools in the grant writer’s toolbox for program planning, including logic models.  However, many grant writers are confused by logic model terminology and the overall logic model framework. Different logic models utilize contradicting terminology, adding unnecessary confusion.  When used properly, logic models can be a grant writer’s number one tool for program planning!   This session demystifies logic models by clarifying logic model terminology, the appropriate use of logic models, and how to utilize logic models to give proposals a competitive advantage.  Taught in an interactive format, examples will be provided to connect the formal lessons to real world programming experiences.

Speaker Information: Andrea Hoff, MPA, GPC, OCPC Andrea Hoff is the Director of Prevention & Early Intervention at the ADAMHS Board for Montgomery County.  Andrea has worked in the behavioral health field for over 20 years, is certified in the State of Ohio as a substance abuse prevention consultant (OCPC), is the Past President of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio (ADAPAO), and is a certified Adult & Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor.  Andrea is also a certified grants professional with almost 20 years of experience in fundraising. Prior to leaving the nonprofit world, she worked as the Vice President of Grants Administration & Quality Assurance, giving her experience in both grants management and program evaluations. For the last 12 years, she has worked for governmental funding agencies that distribute funding for local health and human services agencies and organizations.  In this role, Andrea provides technical assistance to grantees to secure and manage grants and improve program evaluation processes.  Andrea’s unique background gives her the ability to speak from the perspective of both the grant seeker and the grant maker. Andrea is also the past President of the Grant Professionals Association of the Miami Valley, Ohio Chapter and holds a Grant Professional Certification (GPC).  She has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Dayton.

Meetings are held in the Community Room at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue in Dayton, OH. Enter at the Friends & Family Entrance and Stop at the Information Desk for Directions.

**Please note, no-shows and cancellations after Thursday, March 28th will be invoiced for the meeting fee ($12/members and $20/guests).