West Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg to offer Grantwriting Basics Workshop
CONTACT: Becky Ash, program assistant, Corporate and
Community Education, 304-424-8275.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Grantwriting Basics, an introduction for the new grantwriter and a refresher for those who are skill-polishing, is being offered Friday, July 22, at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The 9 a.m. to noon session will be held in the campus Corporate and Community Education building. An afternoon class, Preparing a Grant Application, will go in depth and work through an actual narrative and budget for a sample grant project. The afternoon session will be held from 1-4 p.m., and include a visit to the college's library and the new Foundation Center collection.
Topics to be covered include: research and identification of appropriate sources; preparing the required documentation for your organization to be grant-ready; developing relationships with potential funders; understanding the terminology and completing the paperwork; elements of a narrative; creating a clear budget, and tracking and evaluation methods.
Fee is $55 per class for the first person from an organization, $45 for each additional person registered. Those who register for both morning and afternoon classes will receive the $10 discount as well. A $6 box lunch is available to be ordered with registration for those who are attending both classes.
Additional registration information is available by contacting Becky Ash, program assistant at WVU Parkersburg, 424-8275.