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September 22, 2022

Grant Writing Basics

CASIC Building, 559 Devall Drive, Auburn University, Auburn University, AL 36849

Workshop lead: Kimberly Richardson Consulting
Continuing Education: 0.7 (7 hours) CEUs

This one-day grant writing workshop, led by Kimberly Richardson Consulting, will cover researching grants, request for proposal selection, project narrative development, budget creation, program cultivation, partnership development, and long term success planning. It includes handouts, resource materials, and small group exercises.

This workshop is intended for anyone interested in learning about the basics of grant writing, including environmental groups, watershed groups, nonprofits, or small organizations hoping to find funding for special projects. Knowledge in this workshop will be transferable to other types of grant applications.

The workshop is part of the Alabama Watershed Stewards Program which funded via a Clean Water Act 319(h) grant from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management Non-Point Source Unit and EPA Region 4.
Please contact stewards@auburn.edu with any questions.

Learning Outcomes
* Understand how to seek out and evaluate requests for proposals
* Know where to search for funding opportunities in Alabama and beyond
* Know how to develop narrative proposal components
* Understand how to develop a budget narrative and justification
* Evaluate the long-term success and sustainability of your project proposals

Tentative Schedule (8:30 am – 4:30 pm):
8:30 – 9:00 – Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 – Intros and Curriculum Overview
9:15 – 10:30 – Research Methods and Analyzing RFPs
10:30 – 10:45 – Morning Break
10:45 – 12:00 – Developing Standard Narrative Components
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:30 – Developing Standard Narrative Components (cont’d.)
2:30 – 2:45 – Afternoon Break
2:45 – 4:15 – Budget Development, Sustainability & Evaluation
4:15 – 4:30 – Training Wrap-Up and Closeout

CASIC Building, 559 Devall Drive, Auburn University
Auburn University, AL 36849

Laura Bell
(334) 844-3809

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