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JumpStart – Unlocking Grants for Small Businesses A Beginner’s Workshop

Category: StartUp & Entrepreneurship
August 8, 2024
12:00 PM -
1:00 PM

StartUp Spokane and the Spokane Public Library have partnered to bring you the JumpStart Event series!

The goal of this series is to feature our own local entrepreneurs who will share tips, tricks and stories about how to become and stay successful. This is your opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs and passionate individuals.

Join us for an enlightening workshop designed to empower small business owners with the essential tools and knowledge needed to navigate the complex world of grants. Hosted by InteGrant. a leading Spokane-based grant writing firm, this event is led by experts Seth and Lisette Walser. Whether you're just starting out or looking to enhance your existing knowledge, this workshop will guide you through the fundamentals of becoming "grant-ready" and "grant-worthy".

What You'll Learn:

  • How to locate relevant grant opportunities tailored to your business needs
  • Step-by-step guidance on applying for grants
  • Strategies to strengthen your grant applications
  • Understanding key grant-related terminology

Participants will leave equipped with valuable insights, practical tools, and resources necessary for initiating funder research and crafting compelling grant proposals. This workshop is an invaluable opportunity for small business owners aiming to leverage grants for business growth and success.

Lisette Walser, Chief Executive Officer of InteGrant, is an esteemed grant writer with over 15 years of experience. With a distinguished career that includes securing over $100 million in funding for diverse organizations, Lisette’s has helped universities, nonprofits, public entities, and small businesses find, apply for, and administer complex state, federal, and private philanthropic grant awards. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Health Science from Eastern Washington University and was the Pacific Northwest's first recipient of the Research Administrators Certification Council’s Pre-Award Research Administrators certification. She and her husband, Seth, co-own and operate InteGrant with their team of diverse grant-writing professionals.

Seth Walser, Chief Operations Officer at InteGrant, is a professional grant writer and award administrator. Seth combines his professional expertise and organizational management skills with a deep-rooted passion for writing and community advocacy. With extensive experience in preparing and administrating grants in sectors such as education, environmental conservation, food security, and agriculture, Seth brings a comprehensive understanding of both the strategic and operational aspects of grant management, including budget preparation, creating digital organizational systems, and utilizing project management tools to streamline workflow efficiencies. 

Register now to engage with our network of professionals who are enthusiastic about helping you start or grow your business!

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