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Beginner Grant Writing: Getting Started

Learn the basics of grant-writing with us!

Instructor: Annie Harala of Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

Cost: $35 for MCN members / $40 for nonmembers *Workshop scholarships available by request.

Preregistration Required: | 218 387.3411

This workshop will introduce grant-writing to nonprofit professionals who have less than one year of experience with the skill. Many people who work in nonprofits find themselves in the position of “accidental grant-writer” and do not feel fully equipped for the challenge. This session will provide a balance of applicable content and resources to deepen participants’ knowledge of and skills in grant-writing.

Participants will have an opportunity to learn about the basics of grant-seeking. This session will dig into the basic elements of foundation research and grant planning. This is a beginner-level workshop.

Learning Objectives: Deepen your understanding about the Minnesota funding landscape. Learn about the types of foundations providing grants to Minnesota’s nonprofits. Develop an understanding of the sections of a grant proposal including budgeting and evaluation. Workshop participants will receive a copy of the Handbook for Successful Grant Writing that covers topics ranging from research and planning to a glossary of commonly used terms. The Handbook is only available to participants and is not otherwise for sale.

Annie Harala is the Northeast MN regional coordinator at the MCN, based in Duluth. Through this part time position, Annie provides local activities, initiatives and connections to the resources MCN provides in the Northeast Region of MN. She has worked in nonprofits, schools and county government for the last 10 years, Annie has extensive experience working in greater Minnesota’s rural and urban communities in the areas of health policy, youth engagement, community empowerment and electoral work. She holds a degree in Public Relations with a minor in English from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She recently completed a term as an elected At-Large member of the Duluth School Board and serves as an active member on a number of local and statewide boards. Annie is passionate about community leadership and engagement, livable communities, great public education for all students, and enjoying a deep belly laugh at least twice daily.

Date & Time

October 17, 2019

9:00AM - 12:00PM

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$35 for MCN members & $40 for nonmembers

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