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Webinar: Citizen Corps Funding - Structuring Your Program for Sustainability

  • 06/19/2012
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Webinar

On Tuesday, June 19, FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division will host a FREE Webinar on strategies for meeting community preparedness funding needs.

Featured speakers for this discussion include:

  • Michelle Hanneken, the Citizen Corps program coordinator for the state of Illinois, will discuss strategic planning and increasing the sustainability of our programs in the new grant environment.
  • Stella Hickey, the Fire Corps advocate for the state of Oregon and secretary of Oregon’s Citizen Corps Council, will review the 501c3 process and how our programs can use this status to tap into donations, fundraising, and other sources of revenue.
  • Rachel Jacky, the national Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program director, will discuss alternatives to 501c3 status.
  • Michael Paddock, the CEO of Grants Office LLC, will talk about pursuing funding from the private sector and community foundations.
A Q&A session will follow the presentations.

How to view our webinars
The Community Preparedness Webinar Series is conducted via DHS's HSIN Connect System. Audio for this webinar will be broadcast within HSIN Connect and will play through your computer speakers; there will not be a concurrent, phone-based teleconference. Questions and answers will be moderated via text-based chat inside the webinar.


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Register HERE if this is your first time joining - the Community Preparedness Webinar Series.

Log in HERE if you have already registered for this webinar, have registered for a previous webinar, or if you're a HSIN.gov user.

If you have questions regarding this event, please contact citizencorps@dhs.gov. 

Apply for the 2012 Individual and Community Preparedness Awards today!

There is still time to nominate outstanding individuals, organizations, Citizen Corps Councils and programs working to make our communities safer, stronger and better prepared for any disaster or emergency event. The Individual and Community Preparedness (ICP) awards nomination window is open through July 31, 2012 for activities taking place during the period of January 1, 2011 through June 1, 2012.

Winners of the 2012 FEMA ICP Awards will be chosen from ten categories and announced in September during National Preparedness Month. They will also be FEMA's honored guests at a community preparedness roundtable event in Washington D.C., As you prepare your submission, don't forget to take a look at the remarkable Champions of Change recognized last year at the White House for their contributions and achievements in helping their communities get ready for emergencies.

We can’t wait to see what incredible work is going on to support preparedness and awareness in communities across the Nation! Visit the Awards page on our Citizen Corps website for more information on how to apply!

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