Grant Writing Workshops

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The workshop is usually sponsored by a local organization like the County Extension Office, local Chamber of Commerce, or the County Economic Development Office.  The fee for the Grant Writing 101 workshop is $750, which includes all participant workshop materials and instructor travel.  The sponsorship fee for the Grant Writing 201 workshop is $1,500.  For either program, the sponsor of the workshop can decide whether/how much to charge participants to recoup part or all of the sponsorship fee. 

Lindsay Henderson

Lindsay Henderson

Grant Writing 101

Grant Writing 101 is offered for groups and provides hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications.  The 3-hour, beginner-level program is intended for representatives of nonprofit organizations, local governments, and schools. 

The workshop covers topics such as:

  • Challenges of seeking and using grant funding
  • Project planning
  • Identifying potential funders
  • Parts of a grant application
  • Tips for success

Grant Writing 201

Grant Writing 201 is offered for experienced grant writers who want to improve their skills, and/or for those individuals who previously participated in a Grant Writing 101 workshop as described above.  Participants work on a real grant application, so they are asked to bring application materials for a grant program of interest. 

The workshop covers topics such as:

  • Documenting need
  • Methodology
  • Logic models
  • Evaluation
  • Budgets