The Reynoldsville Community Association is hosting a FREE 1-day grant writing workshop Thursday, March 28 from 8:30-3:30pm at the Bellamauro Social Hall in Reynoldsville. The general public is invited and lunch will be provided.
Seats are limited and must be reserved in advance at www.goreynoldsville.com.
Presenting will be Neal Fogle of Penn State Extension. The workshop is recommended for staff, volunteers, and board members of community nonprofits, local governments, and other community organizations.
The grant writing environment is increasingly competitive and organization and preparation matter. Obtaining grants is a process. This workshop will break that process down into workable strategies for writing fundable proposals.
Subject areas include:
- Grant writing options
- Responding effectively to Request for Proposals
- Working effectively with foundations
- Components of an effective proposal
- Evaluation strategies and considerations
- How your proposal is reviewed
- Effective search strategies
- Overview: Who gives grants and why?
- Understanding and working with foundations: Finding opportunities and building partnerships
- Components of effective proposal: Telling your story and showing your strengths
- Making the most of your search efforts: How to find the most likely funders
- Measuring your results: Outcomes and impacts—how to show your results
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP, TABLET, OR A PEN AND PAPER NOTEBOOK.
The workshop will be held at Bellamauro Social Hall located at 1017 Reynoldsville-Falls Creek Rd in Reynoldsville.
The Grant Writing Workshop is funded through a Pennsylvania Blueprint Communities Capacity Building Grant by FHLB-Pittsburgh.