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Tsilah Burman | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 5, 2014

Tsilah Burman

Expert in Grant Writing & Community Outreach
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA

Overview

Excellent writing skills for grants, proposals or reports. Extensive experience in community outreach and engagement and governmental relations. Have worked in Urban Planning, Real Estate, Non-Profit sector and in Government.

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Skills (10)

Tested
Grant Writing
Report Writing
Proposal Writing
Marketing Ideas
Non-Profit Consulting
Salesforce.com Development
Business Writing
Microsoft Word
Event Planning
Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Employment

Community Change Partners
Principal
2009 - Present
Land use; government and community relations/outreach/engagement; and non-profit consulting, as well as government contractor. Clients have included multi-family and affordable housing developers,...
Breed Street Shul Project
Executive Director
2009 - 2012
First staff member hired to build organization and manage and direct the project. Secured environmental clearance; managed CCHE and HUD grants; and oversaw and coordinated the work of attorneys,...
Youth Mentoring Connection
Part-Time Development Director
2009 - 2009
Responsible for all fundraising efforts of the organization, including the most successful fundraising event in the history of the organization.
Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust
Executive Director
2004 - 2009
Found vacant land for parks, involved in negotiations to buy properties, involved in getting environmental clearances and entitlements. Used strong network of business and political contacts to...
New Schools Better Neighborhoods
Executive Director
2003 - 2004
Administered a grant with the Los Angeles First 5 Commission to provide funding to masterplan 7-9 new joint-use schools.
Rally to Save Ahmanson Ranch
Executive Director
2001 - 2003
Successfully involved over 500 individuals and organizations in Los Angeles and Ventura County communities in a campaign to purchase an environmentally-sensitive property for open space. Worked...
Antonio Villaraigosa's Campaign for Mayor
Liaison to the Jewish Community
2001 - 2001
Outreach to leaders in the Jewish Community. Prepared briefings.
Candidate for Los Angeles City Council
Candidate
2000 - 2001
Raised over $100,000 for my candidacy from individuals and organizations
CB Richard Ellis Investors/TCW Realty Advisors
Sr Dir Marketing/Asst Portfolio Mgr Intl/Partner
1986 - 2001
Marketed to prospective clients throughout the U.S. Managed corporate communications group. Produced new business by responding to Request for Proposals from large public and private...

Education

University of Southern California
Masters in Urban Planning
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Brandeis University
Bachelors in Politics
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Keywords

Grant writer
Proposal writing
Community outreach
Community engagement
Community relations
Governmental relations
Land use
real estate.
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