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Sierra Nevada Conservancy Free Grant Writing Workshop
July 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until July 9, 2020
Free On-line Workshop
To register please email Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to Grant Writing
A three-day intensive workshop to build
grant writing skills for organizations and
agencies in the Sierra Nevada region.
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 and intermediate 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
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 and write about a real project that you would like to fund.
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 via Zoom on July 7, 8, and 9, 2020. Each
day’s instruction will start at 8:45 am and end around 12:30 pm. In addition, please reserve
the afternoon on July 7 and 8 to work 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: Attendance is limited to 15 participants. Please contact Sara Monson
email@example.com by July 1. There is no charge for the workshop.