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PEAK Midwest Fall 2019 Meeting

Join us for a day of learning and connecting with your fellow grantmaking colleagues, focused around the phases of the grantmaking cycle: (1) planning and pre-grant, (2) award and monitoring grants, and (3) determining success.

We also invite you to join us for dinner the night before for an informal networking session and participate in the Mid America Transplant 5K on Sunday following the event.

Hosted by:
Mid-America Transplant

8:30 – 9:00am          Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15am          Welcome
9:15 – 9:30am          Introductions
9:30 – 11:00am        Phase 1: Planning and Pre-grant:

  • ​Grantmaking Cycle
  • Foundation Values
  • Preparing a Review Process
  • Group Activity

11:00am – 12:15pm Phase 2: Award and Monitoring Grants

  • Grantee Activity/Expectations
  • Mid-America Grantee Presentation|
  • Group Activity on technology

12:15 – 1:15pm        Networking Lunch
1:15 – 3:00pm          Phase 3: Determining Success

  • Measuring Goals and Objectives
  • Metrics in Mental Illness
  • Grantee Success Story
  • Group Activity on Metrics

3:00 – 3:45pm          Strengthening Grant Making Practices with others
3:45 – 4:00pm          Wrap Up
4:00 – 4:30pm          [Optional] Mid-America Transplant Tour

Optional Networking Activities:

Regional Chapter Dinner
Thursday, October 10th at 6:00pm
Lorenzo’s Trattoria
The Hill
1933 Edwards ST
St Louis, MO 63110
Phone 314-773-2223

Mid America Transplant 5k
Sunday, October 13th @ 8:00am

Kevin Lee, Executive Director, The Mid-America Transplant Foundation
Sara Sanders, Regional Chapter Manager, PEAK Grantmaking
Tara Havlicek, Program Officer, Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation

Mid-America Transplant
1110 Highlands Plaza Dr, #100
St. Louis, MO 63110

A rooming block with a reduced room rate has been secured at the Hampton Inn and Suites. The rate is $114 per night. Click here to book a room. 

Registration Fees:
Organization Member: Free
Individual Member: $25
Non-Member: $55