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Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing, Porter County, Register by Thursday, Feburary 20

February 17, 2020
Grant Writing

The Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing Workshop teaches grant writers of all skill levels how to prepare and submit a professional proposal.

WHEN: The two-day interactive workshop takes place February 25 and March 24, 2020, 9 am - 4:30 pm CST on both days.

HOW MUCH: The cost of the workshop is $175, which includes lunch and materials for both days.

WHERE: Porter County Government Complex, 155 Indiana Avenue, Room 102-A, Valparaiso, IN 46383

The two-day workshop is geared toward those who work or volunteer for nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, community clubs, and local government units and departments.

This program is a great skill builder for the beginner or intermediate grant writer. Whatever your skill level, come with an idea and be ready to write. At the end of Day One, you will have a proposal outline and all of the resources you need to expand your outline into a full proposal.

Return on Day Two with your full proposal and we will put you into the role of a reviewer, teach you strategies for finding funding, and provide you with an opportunity to polish your proposal and send it in for a strong professional review.

“Participants in previous workshops have received millions of dollars in funding, allowing them to expand community facilities, purchase needed equipment and increase their services,” said Kris Parker, Regional Community Development educator with Purdue Extension.

What participants have to say: “I feel confident in writing a grant now. I was kind of scared before!”—participant from Huntington County

State Farm is providing sponsorships for Indiana-based non-profits to attend a Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing workshop. To apply for a sponsorship, contact Kym at or 219-386-5232 or learn more here.


For more information, contact Kym Schwinkendorf at or 219-386-5232.

Please register by Thursday, February 20, 2020.

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action university. If you require special accommodations to attend this event, please contact Kym Schwinkendorf at or 219-386-5232.

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