UMES Hosts Free, Two-Day Grant Writing Workshop

  • Monday, May 24, 2010

                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                   

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD -May, 20, 2010- The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is scheduled to host a free, two-day grant writing and capacity building workshop titled "The Art and Science of Grant Writing."

    Presented by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the workshop begins with a dinner and program overview on Tuesday, May 25, followed by two, day-long sessions on May 26 and 27 at the Richard A. Henson Center.

    Faith-based community and non-profit organizations are encouraged to attend the workshop, which will be held on both days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The program will focus on topics such as organizational structure to compete for funding; basic strategic planning and marketing; finding and applying for grants; and outcome and performance measurements.

    Space is limited, so pre-registration is required. Only three people per agency can apply. To register or for more information, contact Vernia Fletcher at 410-651-6102 or e-mail vmfletcher@umes.edu. 

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    Candice Evans, public relations specialist, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-6669, caevans1@umes.edu.