Lisa Kaichen is the Presdent of ResourceWorks, LLC. Her background includes 14 years as a CEO of nonprofit organizations, and 20 more years as a grant-maker, university professor of Nonprofit Leadership, and consultant and trainer for nonprofit organizations. She established the Michigan Children’s Trust Fund, was the Program Officer of the Skillman Foundation, and has managed the GPOA Foundation since 1995. Lisa designed capacity-building seminars called The 10 Steps to Nonprofit Success and Learn Grant Writing from a Grant Maker. She formed the ResourceWorks consulting firm in 1990.
Alicia Oliver has procured millions of dollars in grants and government contracts. She specializes in the areas of program design and development, fund and resource development, grant writing, program evaluation, talent coaching and staff professional development. Alicia has been formally trained in the Benevon/Raising More Money model of fundraising as well as in the development and management of capital campaigns. Alicia is a former nonprofit CEO and consultant with the YMCA of the USA. She is a grant maker with the GPOA Foundation and is a Lead Associate in ResourceWorks.
Lucinda Flowers is a masterful grant writer and communications professional with special interests in policy, cultural arts, preservation, vibrant neighborhoods and affordable housing. Lucinda has worked in government, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. A former city planner and manager of communications for the Foundation for Louisiana, Lucinda received her master’s degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Lucinda first worked with ResourceWorks in 2008 and is a Lead Associate and Project Coordinator.
GPOA Foundation * The Whitney Institute * Lucia de Conz Foundation * Natchitoches Community Improvement Foundation * Catholic Charities * CASA * YMCAs * Boys and Girls Club * Preservation Resource Center * National Resource Center for Special Needs Adoption * LA Children’s Trust Fund * LA Department of Social Services/OCS * LA Supreme Court * Tulane School of Social Work * Forum for Equality * Families Helping Families * Boys Town * Unified Nonprofits of Greater New Orleans * LANO-Nonprofit Central