ATHENS, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2005) -- Ohio University Community and Professional Programs is offering the "Grant Writing Institute for K-12 Educators" Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19. Participants will learn how to find funding school, classroom and professional projects.
Individuals and teams are encouraged to bring their ideas to be developed into working projects that will attract funders. The instructor, Nancy Heller, will critique proposals and give individualized assistance to participants. Topics include:
- Planning the Project
- Researching and Identifying Funding Sources
- Writing and Submitting Great Grant Proposals
"Our grant writing courses help participants identify and clarify the steps necessary to write a proposal that will get funded," said Lisa S. Dael, program coordinator.
Nancy Heller is a teacher, program administrator, and adult education consultant. She writes grant proposals for schools, arts organizations, nonprofit groups and small businesses. Heller volunteers for the Small Business Development Center helping startup organizations research and write grant proposals.
The seminar will be held in Grover Center from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 18 and 8 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 19. Cost is $135/person or $125/person if three or more attend from the same school. Fees include all materials, instruction and a certificate of completion worth 1 CEU from Ohio University. For more information visit www.ohiou.edu/noncredit/teachers/classroom.htm or call 593-1764. Pre-registration is required.
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Media Contact: Program Coordinator Lisa S. Dael, (740) 593-9925 or email@example.com