Greater Minnesota Grantwriting Clinic for Beginners - Duluth

Date: Mar 12, 2013
Time: 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Ordean Building - Room B/C
424 W. Superior St., Duluth

Fee: $55 for MCN Members Register Now!

Grantwriting is a useful skill that is required in many nonprofit positions. Many people who work in nonprofits find themselves in the position of “accidental grantwriter” and do not feel fully equipped for the challenge. This session is geared towards individuals that are brand new to grantwriting and have less than one year of experience.

In this workshop participants will have an opportunity to learn about the:

  •     Basics of grantseeking and the types of foundations
  •     Develop an understanding of the sections of a grant proposal
  •     Have an opportunity to review actual grant proposals

Clinic 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.

Please note that this workshop is open to MCN Members only. Learn more about MCN membership and join now!

*The Handbook is only available to participants and is not otherwise for sale.

This session is geared towards people who are newer to the grantwriting field. If you are looking for a more advanced class, please consider MCN's Advanced Grantwriting class.

This workshop will be offered on February 5, April 26, June 5, September 18 and November 5 in the Twin Cities and on March 12 in Duluth and March 14 in Mankato. Please view our Fundraising Trainings page to register for a different date.

About the Presenter

Paul VliemPaul Vliem is the development project coordinator at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. He joined the MCN team in November 2011 and is responsible for coordinating the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of grant support for programs at MCN. Additionally, he coordinates ongoing MCN projects like the Nonprofit Salary and Benefits Survey and the Minnesota Grants Directory.

Prior to his full-time position as development project coordinator, Paul worked as the MCN Minnesota Grants Directory intern. He has also completed internships with in local nonprofits and from 2008 to 2009, he worked in Northern Uganda, exploring the implementation and impact of nonprofit programs on community development in rural Uganda. Paul holds masters degrees in public policy from the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota and a B.S.W. from Calvin College with a focus in international development.

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