Meet Frank Shimerdla
Frank Shimerdla serves as Grant Writer for NeighborWorks Home Solutions. During his 16 years in the
grants profession, he has obtained more than $43 million in grant awards from a
number of private and public funding sources.
He formerly served as
President for the Grant Professional Association - Nebraska Chapter and has led
several workshops on grant writing including a two-day grants workshop offered
through the Certificate in Fundraising Management Program at the University of
Nebraska at Omaha, which offered twice per year. In addition to his work in the
grants field, Frank also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University
of Nebraska at Omaha since 2004, where he teaches courses in creative writing
His former appointments
include Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations for College of Saint
Mary (Omaha), Grants Associate for Metropolitan Community College, and Director
of Resource Development for the AIM Institute.