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Free Virtual Grant Writing Workshop

March 10, 2021 @ 8:30 am - March 12, 2021 @ 12:30 pm

Free Online Workshop

Introduction to Grant Writing

A three-day intensive workshop to build grant writing skills for organizations and agencies in the Sierra Nevada region.


Why? The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) looks to the organizations, agencies, and local governments in the Region to help achieve its vision for the future: “the magnificent Sierra Nevada Region enjoys outstanding environmental, economic, and social health, with vibrant communities and landscapes sustained for future generations.” You are our partners and we want to help you obtain funding to achieve these goals!

Who should attend? Community, nonprofit, and local government representatives who would like to learn how to prepare effective grant applications. This workshop is geared to the beginning (no experience) and intermediate (moderate grant writing experience) levels. Participants must be located in (or working in) the Sierra Nevada Conservancy Region.

What will be covered? The workshop will cover the basics of grant writing and program development, including:

  • How to make your application as competitive as possible
  • Basic program development for effective grant writing
  • The eight standard parts of a grant application
  • How to create a work plan and budget spreadsheet


This will be a small, interactive class. Participation and writing will be required. Come prepared to discuss a real project that you would like to fund and to write about it. Individual assistance will be provided on writing assignments.


Instructor: The workshop will be taught by Elissa Brown, Sierra Nevada Conservancy’s Partnerships and Community Support Coordinator. Elissa is an experienced grant writer and grant writing instructor.

When and how: The workshop will be held online March 10-12th.. Each day’s instruction will start at 8:45 am and end around 12:30. Please reserve the entire day on Days 1 and 2; you will be expected to put in 3-4 hours the afternoon working on your writing assignments.  You will need a computer with a video camera, a quiet place to work, and a good internet connection. Class materials and connection instructions will be sent out in advance.

To register:  Please contact Brooke Boeger at brooke@sierranevadaalliance.org by March 1st. There is no charge for the workshop.

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March 10, 2021 @ 8:30 am
March 12, 2021 @ 12:30 pm
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