West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive Parkersburg WV 26104
Phone: 304-424-8203 | Fax: 304-424-8315
WVU Parkersburg to host grantwriting basics workshop.
CONTACT: Becky Ash, program assistant, 304-424-8275.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Learn the basics of grantwriting in a workshop being held Friday, February 10, at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
"Grantwriting Basics," an introduction for the new grantwriter and a refresher for those who are skill-polishing, will meet from 9 a.m. to noon in WVU Parkersburg's Center for Corporate and Community Education.
An afternoon class, "Preparing a Grant Application," will work through an actual narrative and budget for a sample grant project. The afternoon session will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and include a visit to WVU Parkersburg's Library and Foundation Center collection.
Topics to be covered include: research and identification of appropriate sources; preparing the required documentation to be grant-ready; developing relationships with potential funders; understanding the terminology and completing the paperwork; elements of a narrative; creating a clear budget, and tracking and evaluation methods.
Fee for the class is $55 for either the morning or afternoon session or $100 for both. A $6 box lunch is available to be ordered with registration. Registration deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 7. Information is available by contacting the college's Center for Corporate and Community Education, 424-8275.