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wp-s_miller-11-f2Suzanne Miller has 18 years of fundraising experience including special events, annual giving, capital campaigns, and grant writing. She has worked in the fields of higher education, community non-profits, and private secondary schools.

Ms. Miller became an Associate Trainer for Zocklein & Associates in 2003, conducting national grant writing workshops. With the creation of her own company, Skill Set Partners, LLC, she conducts fundraising, educational, and human resource seminars for businesses and non-profits.

She continues the public grant writing workshops throughout the Eastern U.S. in conjunction with Arrive LLC. Former clients include a hospital, YMCA, community non-profits, and private secondary and higher education institutions.

Ms. Miller serves as an Adjunct Instructor in the Business Department teaching Public Relations, Integrated Media and Marketing Campaigns, and Public Speaking to both traditional, commuter, and Adult Degree students.

She completed her undergraduate degree in Business with an emphasis in marketing/management from Mary Baldwin College. While working in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Development she earned a Masters in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Institutional Advancement. In 2001, Miller and the College Designer won a CASE Award for their capital campaign report.

 

Speaking Engagements

  • October-November 2014 – Six Week Intensive Grant Writing Workshop. Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Charlottesville, VA.
  • October 2014 – Grant Writing for Parks and Recreation and Pre-Conference Workshop. Invited Speaker, National Recreational and Parks Association National Congress, Charlotte, NC.
  • April-May 2014 –  Six Week Intensive Grant Writing Workshop. Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Charlottesville, VA.
  • October 2013 – Grant Writing for Parks and Recreation and Pre-Conference Workshop. Invited Speaker, National Recreational and Parks Association National Congress, Houston, TX.
  • May-June 2013 – Eight Week Intensive Grant Writing Workshop. Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Charlottesville, VA.
  • February 2013 – Grant Writing. Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at University of Virginia.
  • March 2012 – Grant Writing Boot Camp. Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Charlottesville, VA.
  • February 2012 – Grant Writing. Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at University of Virginia.
  • June 2011 Elevator Speeches and Organizational Presentation development workshop for United Way of Greater Augusta
  • April 2011 Mission Possible – Mission statement development workshop for United Way of Greater Augusta.
  • March 2011 Grant Writing for Center for Non Profit Excellence.
  • February 2011 Grant Writing and Board Orientation for Culpeper Regional Hospital Foundation and Chamber of Commerce Boot Camp.
  • October 2010 Board Governance and 501(c)(3) Changes for United Way of Greater Augusta.
  • October 2010 Grant Writing for National Recreational an Parks Association National Congress, Minneapolis, MN.
  • January 2010 Grant Writing and Fundraising 360 for American Humanics National Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • December 2009 Grant Writing for Augusta Health Foundation.
  • October 2009 Grant Writing for National Recreational and Parks Association National Congress, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • April 2008 Grant Writing for Destiny World Ministries – Affecting Destiny Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
  • April 2008 Listening 360 for Professional Business Women’s for Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce.
  • October 2007 Listening 360 for US Army, PAIO, Ft. Bragg, NC.
  • 2004 Grant Writing for Fund for American Studies, Washington, DC.
  • August 2004 Grant Writing for Augusta Health Foundation.
  • April 2004 Grant Writing for PA Safe Schools Conference, Hershey, PA.