WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Extension is offering an introductory course on preparing grant proposals. The workshops will be held in eight communities around the state this spring:
- Floyd County, New Albany Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring Street, New Albany, IN 47150, February 8 and March 8,
- Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Center, 1900 E. Main Street, Danville, IN 46122, February 21 and March 21
- Purdue Extension-Allen County, 4001 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46815, February 23 and March 23
- Putnam County Fairgrounds, 191 US-231, Greencastle, IN 46135, March 8 and April 12
- Purdue Extension-Marion County, 1202 East 38th Street, Discovery Hall Suite 201, Indianapolis, IN 46205, March 10 and April 14
- Purdue Extension-Tipton County, 1200 S. Main Street, Tipton, IN 46072, March 16 and April 20
- Purdue Extension-Harrison County, 247 Atwood Street, Corydon, IN 47122, April 11 and May 2
- Purdue Extension-Tippecanoe County, 3150 Sagamore Parkway South, Lafayette, IN 47905, April 20 and May 18
The Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing Workshop teaches grant writers of all skill levels how to prepare and submit a professional proposal. The two-day interactive workshops take place from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM local time on both days listed above.
During the workshop, participants develop their ideas into written proposals. They learn about how to find funders as well as strategies for successful grant implementation. “Over the years, participants of the Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing workshop have gone on to win millions of dollars in grant funding, bringing vital programs and services, equipment, infrastructure, and amenities to communities all across Indiana,” said Kris Parker, Regional Community Development Educator with Purdue Extension.
Registration is $175 per person and includes a workbook, reference materials and lunch both days. Professional review of a draft proposal is also included.