Grant-writing workshop March 9 at Midwest Writing Center


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Posted Online: Feb. 21, 2013, 2:29 pm
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Press release submitted by the MIdwest Writing Center.

A grant-writing workshop will be 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Suite 303, Davenport.
Information from letter of inquiry to the case statement will be provided. Entry to mid level development professionals, startup self-employed fundraising executives, and individual artists seeking to kick start a creative career are encouraged to bring a who, what, where, when and why description of a proposed funding project. Grant funding sources, the grant review process, and building partnerships with donors will be discussed during this valuable two hour session.
Instructor Teresa LaBella, development manager of the Humane Society of Scott County and the owner of TRLB Consulting, has extensive fundraising and grant writing experience throughout her career, including her work as the director of the David Hartmann Foundation at Community Care, Inc.; the development director at Quad City Arts; and the development director at Habitat for Humanity.
Cost is $20 for MWC members and $25 for nonmembers. Information and registration available on the MWC website soon.



















 




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