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Lynn O'Connell


Lynn has 25+ years’ experience in the nonprofit sector. As a former Executive Director of Computer CORE she developed and wrote grant requests which made up about 65% of the organization's annual budget.  She has also served as Executive Director of a national healthcare foundation where she directed 12 grant programs which broadened the foundation’s capabilities. 

Lynn has launched three Certificate in Nonprofit Management & Leadership Programs - one in Denver, and two in Northern Virginia. She has also served as adjunct faculty at Catholic University and Georgetown University, teaching grant writing and fundraising.




Fairfax County invites you to "Best Practices for Grant Writing Success" on May 13 from 8:00-11:30a. This intensive workshop will strengthen your ability to craft a winning grant proposal, give you insight into different types of funding opportunities, and share resources for grant writing and nonprofit capacity building.

Featuring Lynn O'Connell, Grant Writing Expert, and Theresa Benincasa, OP3 Grants Research and Training Center Coordinator.

This event is brought to you by the Department of Procurement & Material Management (DPMM), the Office of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) and the Office of Public Private Partnerships (OP3)



May 13, 2019
Fairfax County Government Center
Networking 8:00-9:00a Atrium
Seminar 9:00-11:30 Board Auditorium
Cost: FREE
Registration Required



EXTRA Grant Writing Resources:

How do I write a grant proposal?

How do I find grants for my nonprofit?

Where can I find information about government grants?


OP3 Grant Center
Hours of Operation

10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:30pm
10:00am - 4:30pm
Fridays & Holidays Closed


Mail or Visit Us:
Grants Research and
Training Center
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 432

Fairfax, VA 22035

GRTC is supported by:
GRTC Sponsors

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