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Writing Your Future: Grant Writing Training

Updated April 19, 2021
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Kari O'Neill

SDSU Extension Community Vitality Program Manager

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Often community or organizational programs need capital to get them off the ground. Our Writing Your Future grant writing training can be the start to finding that initial investment.

Program Overview

For a minimum of ten people, we will bring this interactive training directly to your community. We’ll deliver the training, and the community sponsoring organization does the recruiting, snacks or meal and registration. View the sample agenda below for a preview of how this day-long event could look in your community.

Writing Your Future - Sample Agenda

Time Activity
10 – 10:15 a.m. Registration and Check-In 
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Welcome! 
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Grant Writing Basics:
Finding the right grant, letters of inquiry, RFP’s, matching funds, doing research, grant management, evaluation, etc.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Finding Evidence to Support Your Needs:
Where to look for demographics, research and geographical data.

12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Networking
1:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Searching for Funding Possibilities:
Viewing websites and making connections to your idea

1:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Funding Opportunities – Panel Discussion:
We bring in a panel of people who work for funding organizations. The panel can be tailored to a topic like arts, local foods, housing, etc; if requested.

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Evaluations and Wrap-up
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More Information

Interested in bringing this program to your community? Use the navigation below to contact our team for more information on getting started, including program costs and availability.

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