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Workshop helps grant writers

FORT WAYNE, IN -- Purdue Extension is offering an introductory course on preparing grant proposals. The Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing workshop will take place in the Allen County Office on the east side of the IPFW campus.  Save the dates of Thursday, February 23 and Thursday March 23, 2017 for the course.  The Extension Office is located at 4001 Crescent Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN   46815.

The 2-day workshop teaches grant writers of all skill levels how to prepare and submit a professional proposal. The two-day workshops take place from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM local time on both days listed above. 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. Participants will learn how to develop ideas for winning grant proposals, identify and work with funding sources, and understand the proposal development, submission and review process. Professional review of a draft proposal is also included.

"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.

Registration is $175 per person and includes a workbook, reference materials and lunch both days.

Registration is available by visiting  For more information, contact Vickie Hadley at 260-481-6826 or