An Introduction to Grant Seeking

February 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Ave #1c
Somerville, MA 02143

An Introduction to Grant Seeking
Wednesday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:30pm

Grant writing skills are in demand and valuable to anyone working in non-profits, community programs, government agencies, academic research, arts and environmental groups and even businesses seeking grants or government contracts. This ability is also a valuable skill for job seekers or volunteers serving in community based organizations. This workshop provides an introduction to the grant seeking process including an overview of the essential administrative functions for grant acquisition, types of funding sources, prospect research, cultivation of funders, breakdown of budgets, the anatomy of a grant, examining examples, and preparing a proposal concept.

Participants will gain the following benefits:

-An overview of fundraising in today’s competitive environment
-Hands on knowledge of how to research funding sources
-Knowledge of how to approach and cultivate funding prospects
-Mastery of grant writing basics
-The opportunity to write and have critiqued your own grant writing piece

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