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Grant Writing 101 Workshop @ The Center for Rural Development
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Center for Rural Development’s Business & Community Training Center is hosting a Grant Writing 101 workshop for anyone who would like to know more about the grant-writing process.

If you are a first-time grant writer, this course will provide you with the essential tools needed to write a successful grant proposal from start to finish.

For those more experienced, this workshop will sharpen your skills and keep you up-to-date through discussions of current grant writing trends.

Learn about the grantsmanship process – from foundation research and cultivation to the development and writing of a winning proposal.

You will learn about the typical questions funders ask when considering a proposal and the criteria used. Tips for ensuring grant compliance and improving your chances of future grant success also will be discussed.

To register, call 606-677-6000 or register online at

Registration is $149 per person.

About your instructor: Melissa Vermillion has been a grant writer for Hazard Community and Technical College since 2010. Currently, she is director of grants and contracts. Vermillion has successful written grant applications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Endowment of the Arts, Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), the Department of Education TRIO Programs, and several private funders.

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