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Workshop helps grant writers prepare proposals

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- Purdue Extension in Allen County is offering an introductory course on preparing grant proposals. 

The Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing workshop will take place in the Allen County Extension Office at 4001 Crescent Avenue (East side of the IPFW Campus) Fort Wayne, IN 46815 on Tuesday, September 26 and Friday. October 27, 2017. 

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. 

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 in the Allen County Extension Office at 260-481-6826 or