Amanda Silver is a leadership development consultant, trainer, and executive coach with over 20 years of experience in developing the effectiveness of leaders and organizations. She is passionate about creating the conditions that allow individuals, teams and organizations to thrive. Amanda’s unique heart and mind approach draws on expertise in mindfulness, emotional-intelligence, and strength based mindsets.
Amanda has worked with dozens of organizations and hundreds of leaders throughout the country. Clients include higher education institutions, public school districts, social service agencies, advocacy organizations, faith-based institutions and entrepreneurs. She holds an M.S in Positive Organizational Development and a Certificate in Coaching for Emotional Intelligence from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Amanda is a graduate of the Consultant Master Class with the Social Transformation Project; a graduate of the Train the Trainer Racial Justice from the Heart Curriculum; and a Development Dimensions International Certified Facilitator. Amanda lives in Hanover, NH with her husband and two children, and enjoys hiking and dancing. For more info click here.
The Science & Art of Grant-Writing provides concrete, practical guidance for preparing successful grant proposals. I will share strategies and tools to:
- Organize proposals to meet funding criteria
- Build compelling narratives
- Locate and use data effectively
- Find grant opportunities
- And more!
Participants should be comfortable expressing your ideas in writing.
Common Good Vermont is sharing this save the date for our upcoming training with Greg Hessel of ReGeneration Resources. Greg is one of our leading trainers from the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program and is a professional trainer, facilitator, coach and consultant who helps organizations grow, change, and manage conflict.
Note for Participants:
Please note, due to the participatory nature of these trainings and the limited seating to 25, attendance is required. However, we welcome you to transfer your ticket to another person if you are unable to make the training. The workshop is scheduled for 3 hours and will have a break.
Thank you to the University of Vermont’s Continuing and Distance Education Department for sharing this training opportunity with Vermont nonprofits:
At the University of Vermont, we recognize
the hurdles you face in this current business
climate. Businesses—both for and non-profit—
today face unprecedented political, economic,
societal, technological, legal, and environmental
challenges – now exponentially exacerbated by a
That’s why we are working to do everything we
can to ensure the success of our state and all its
members. Let’s explore together how can to help
organizations and communities stay afloat – and
even thrive – in the midst of these extraordinary
Join us in a free, informational, and highly
interactive webinar Diagnosing Your Business
Health, designed to help you ensure your
business is on the right path. Presented by
UVM and Dan Feliciano of OpEx90, you’ll
learn how to initiate a business diagnostic
or assessment to help you identify, rank,
and prioritize the actions your business
should take to improve its sustainability and
We will cover the following diagnostic topics for
most of your business or operation’s functions:
• Strategy and alignment
• Marketing and sales
• Production and service delivery
• Inventory management
• Finance and accounting
The two-hour, online webinar will also include
smaller breakout sessions intended to help
participants share insights and think more
broadly about how they measure, monitor, and
improve their business performance. The webinar
will conclude with a question and answer session
as well as tips for assistance and additional
A free, interactive webinar from the University of Vermont
Sign up for 1 session as each session is a stand-alone and participants need only attend once.