April Member Spotlight- Jerrod B. Jordahl, Grants Associate at Des Moines Art Center
Describe what you do in one sentence: Along with a colleague, I research funding opportunities and prepare grant proposals in support of programming at the Des Moines Art Center.
Describe what you enjoy most about being a member of the Central Iowa Grants Professionals Association: Learning best practices from peers across numerous industries.
What are you passionate about? Education. The pursuit of knowledge opens up worlds of possibilities, affecting the individual, their community and beyond.
Who are your heroes and why? My heroes affect positive change through understanding and hard work. They are social workers, educators, activists, artists, legislators, scientists, and the individuals who value and possess strong character.
Best advice you ever received? Be mindful of certainty, because when you have it you’re usually wrong.