Tips and Strategies for Applying to Foundations
Monday October 26th, 2020 at noon-1 pm
In this presentation the Foundation Relations team at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital will highlight best practices and answer questions about strategies for submitting proposals to foundations.
The target audience is junior faculty at Stanford but it is open to all Stanford affiliates.
About the Speakers:
Ann Rose is the Senior Director of Foundation Relations at the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. She has partnered with child and maternal health faculty and leaders across Stanford School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital for 20 years. Her goal is to identify gift and grant opportunities that align with your interests, and to assist you in strategizing and preparing successful proposals to advance the care of moms and kids. The core of Ann’s role is to build and sustain relationships with national, regional, and local professional foundations, matching their funding opportunities with your research, clinical care, and education objectives. She has collaborated with fellows, junior faculty, and senior academic leaders in numerous programs, facilitating the grantseeking process and advising applicants about effective strategies. Ann is proud of the many studies and programs she has played a role in. Highlights include the Pediatric Advocacy Program, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Family-Centered Care Program, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Prematurity Research Center, Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology, Pediatric Cardiology, the Bass Cancer Center, and more. She also has an interest in community health and health disparities. Ann enjoys helping develop and implement new ways to address major challenges in children’s and expectant mothers’ health. She finds it rewarding to get to know foundations and program officers and to bring them together with our faculty and leaders. She also enjoys convening stakeholders to bring attention to vulnerable maternal and child health populations, moving conversations forward to make change. Previously she was Director of Charitable Giving for the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, which trains advocates to speak on behalf of children who have been removed from home due to abuse and neglect. She has also led community based programs for youth and adults who have developmental disabilities. She has a BA in Social Science from the University of Michigan Residential College.
Jasan Zimmerman is the Associate Director of Foundation Relations at the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. He has been with LPFCH for six years and partners with faculty to find foundation funding opportunities that match their maternal and child health program priorities. Previously he was a Program Associate in the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Science Program. He also had a career in biotechnology before transitioning into the nonprofit sector. He has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Whittier College, a master’s degree in microbiology and molecular genetics from Loma Linda University, and a master’s degree in nonprofit administration from the University of San Francisco.
Route to Getting Grants (R2G2) is specially designed for junior faculty at Stanford. Sessions cover all aspects of grant writing, delivered through panel sessions, workshops and focused talks. R2G2 also provides unique networking opportunities, enabling cross faculty collaborations and multidisciplinary partnerships. R2G2 ensures that junior faculty have all the tools and strategies to lead them to grant success and on to independent research careers.
R2G2 is jointly sponsored by Stanford Vice Provost and Dean of Research, School of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, Engineering Research Administration in the School of Engineering, and Stanford Earth.