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Grant writing workshop offered by Charleston Association of Grant Professionals

GrantsThe Charleston Association of Grant Professionals (CAGP) and the Office of Grants at Charleston Southern University present "Grant Writing Basics: a Step-by-Step Journey Through the Six Parts of a Proposal" on Tues., July 12, from noon to 4 p.m. at  Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29406. The workshop will be presented by grant writer, reviewer and trainer Dr. Linda Karges-Bone, distinguished professor at Charleston Southern University and author of "The Educator's Guide to Grants for Schools and Nonprofits." Registration and a brown bag networking lunch begin at noon; drinks and desserts will be provided. The workshop takes place from 1 - 4 p.m. From the selection of a memorable title to the creative impact of a capacity-building dissemination plan, participants will acquire the necessary skills for a powerful proposal design.

  • What are the four tried and true ways to begin a Project Summary?
  • Why does one need both qualitative and quantitative data in a Justification Plan?
  • How does one create targeted Objectives?
  • What are the elements of a realistic Evaluation Plan?
  • What does a robust Timeline and activity table look like?
Answers to these questions, along with samples, strategies, and stories about the real world of grant writing make this workshop a good choice for both beginners and intermediate level grant writers. The workshop includes a materials packet, book, and newly updated CD of hundreds of funding sources. Registration is $40 for Charleston Association of Grant Professionals members and $50 for non-members. Find a location map and register online. Workshop facilitators are Dr. Patty Hambrick, director of academic grants at Charleston Southern University, and Carolyn Lackey, grant writing consultant and founder, Charleston Association of Grant Professionals. Contact Lackey at 843.452.4492 or carolynlackey@comcast.net for more information. About the Charleston Association of Grant Professionals The Charleston Association of Grant Professionals (CAGP) was founded in 1998 to give area grant writers the opportunity to network and to improve their grant writing skills through training and opportunities to meet funders. Now in its 18th year, CAGP continues to offer professional development opportunities for grant writers and cover a variety of grant-related topics at our monthly meetings.