Our All-Star faculty are all Grant Professional Certified having passed the GPC exam. They are also Webinar Facilitator Certified (WFC)!

All-Star Faculty

Carolyn Henrikson, GPC

Carolyn’s Profile – LinkedIn

Carolyn Henrikson brings over three decades of grant expertise that include grants management, capital and grant budgeting, grant writing, sub-recipient monitoring, single and federal audits. Carolyn is a current member of the Grant Professionals Association and is currently serving a second term as Vice-President of the Nevada Chapter of Grant Professionals. Carolyn is also a Nationally Certified Grant Professional (GPC) and a Certified Webinar Facilitator (WFC).

Rebecca Novak, MBA, GPC

Rebecca’s Profile – LinkedIn

Rebecca Novak has extensive experience is grant writing, program development and government relations.  She has written proposals for a range of not-for-profits focusing primarily in health care and services for the developmentally disabled.  Rebecca chaired the Heart of Illinois United Way Youth Allocation Committee for five years as well as served as a director on a private foundation board. She is a ten-year member of the Grant Professionals Association (GPA), chairing the national Chaptering Committee for six years and is a member of the Oregon/SW Washington Chapter of GPA and the Willamette Valley Development Organization.

Bentonne Snay, MPA, GPC

Bentonne’s Profile – LinkedIn

Bentonne Snay is an experienced executive, fundraiser, and a GPC who has served as Executive Director/CEO of three nonprofit organizations. She is experienced in fundraising plus program design, implementation and evaluation. She excels in award-winning grant proposal development. A grants professional since 1991, Bentonne is President & CEO of The Snay Group, writes grants for national firms CoreStrategies for Nonprofits and McAllister & Quinn, and has helped secure nearly $26 million in grant awards to date for a variety of nonprofit organizations. Bentonne serves as a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Grant Professionals Association Miami-Dade Chapters.


Phil Johncock, MA, MMs, GPC

Phil’s Profile – LinkedIn

Phil Johncock, the Grant Professor, is an award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and innovative educator. Phil has a 93% success rate with over 55 proposals funded! As a Professor of Grant Writing, Phil’s students made over $1.2 Billion in grant funding in the first two-and-a-half years piloting a system he designed based on his 2nd master’s thesis and a college certification program in grant writing. An innovator in online education, Phil designed the first grant writing class on the Internet in 1997 (GrantWritingBasics.com), trained thousands in how to create a grant readiness 3-ring binder (GrantReadiness.com), and premiere Grant Professional Certification (GPC) Exam Prep online home study course (GrantCertification.com) in 2011.