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Nov 14

Grant Writing Workshop @ Highmore

Thursday, November 14

SDSU Extension with Highmore Civic and Commerce will be hosting a workshop on Nov. 14 at 9:45 AM CDT at the Hyde Co. Memorial Auditorium (125 2nd St., SW, Highmore, SD 57345).


Presentations will begin at 10 AM CDT and conclude at 4 PM.

  • Panel discussion among representatives with the South Dakota Community Foundation, The Wellmark Foundation, the Rural Electric Economic Development Fund, South Dakota Arts Council and USDA Rural Development
  • Peggy Schlecter, SDSU Extension Community Vitality Specialist overview about finding the right grant, letters of inquiry, request for proposals, matching funds, grant management and evaluations
  • Weiwei Zhang, SDSU Assistant Professor of Sociology and Rural Studies and director of the Census Data Center -  how to research demographics and geographical data for grant proposals 

“It’s a good opportunity for community members to learn what’s available. There is a lot of information and ideas to be gained.”

— Highmore business owner Beth Simonson, who attended a grant writing workshop in Gregory last spring


Registration will begin at 9:45 AM CDT. The event is open to anyone interested. Pre-registration is requested by Nov. 8, for registration details contact Beth Simonson by calling 605.852.2540 or by email.