Grant Proposal Boot Camp to Be Offered in Woodbury, Boone Counties

January 29, 2024, 10:21 am | Esther Crompton , Lindsay Henderson

AMES, Iowa -- Representatives from nonprofits, governmental entities and school districts are invited to "Grant Proposal Boot Camp: Workshopping Your Proposal from Start to Finish." The workshop will be held Feb. 15 in Woodbury County and Feb. 28 in Boone County facilitated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development.

people engaged in a workshop by contrastwerkstatt/ and economic development specialist Lindsay Henderson highlighted the collaborative and accelerated nature of the workshop.

“Our workshop provides real-time feedback in a focused setting, aiding attendees in crafting proposals with greater confidence,” Henderson said. Grant Proposal Boot Camp offers in-depth guidance on essential topics such as methodology, logic models, and budgeting.

To fully benefit from the hands-on experience, attendees should come to the workshop with an existing fundable project in mind, even if it's just at the idea stage. Participants are also encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet to facilitate the drafting process.

Event details

  • Woodbury County: Feb. 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; ISU Extension and Outreach Woodbury County, 4728 Southern Hills Drive, Sioux City. Registration deadline is Feb. 13. Register at
  • Boone County: Feb. 28, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; ISU Extension and Outreach Boone County, 1327 SE Marshall St., Boone. Registration deadline is Feb. 26. Register at:

For more information, contact Lindsay Henderson at or 515-835-6605, or Esther Crompton, communications specialist, at


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