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GRANT WRITING: FROM SOURCE TO SUCCESS

Learn the basics of finding funding sources, preparing applications, and submitting successful grants.  Taught by
Shannon Maitland, MPA, these hands-on workshops will give you the skills and resources to start exploring new funding opportunities.  Students will receive Proposal Planning & Writing and other resource materials.

Finding Funding and Preparing Your Organization to Submit Grants

Wednesday, June 4, 6 – 8 PM             $20 includes all materials
Room 536, Student Community Resource Center, Petoskey Campus

Learn to tailor searches to fit your organization’s funding needs; identify foundations and grants whose funding priorities align with your mission.  Ensure your organization is ready to start submitting grants – proper documentation, systems of evaluation, and data from previous programs.  Understand what is required upon award before applying and develop spreadsheets for logging possible opportunities.

Preparing proposals and budgets

Wednesday, June 11, 6 – 8 PM                       $20 includes all materials
Room 536, Student Community Resource Center, Petoskey Campus

Practice identifying best-fit funding opportunities.  Analyze and understand applications.  Gain tips for easy preparation, presenting clear budgets, minding the details, and creating thorough checklists to insure a fundable grant application.

Submitting grants and follow-up

Wednesday, June 18, 6 – 8 PM                       $20 includes all materials
Room 536, Student Community Resource Center, Petoskey Campus

Create final checklists before actually submitting.  Review the submission process, cover letters and other additions.  Prepare documents and presentations for the final round.  Discuss what comes after submission -- When is it ok to follow up with your proposal?  What to do when you’re actually awarded the grant?  Using spreadsheets to track submissions and administer funds.

 

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