Seminar Addresses Proposal Writing for Foundation Grants

Early Bird Registration is Aug. 17 for Free Training

The College of Southern Maryland will host the seventh annual grant training seminar “Proposal Writing for Foundation Grants” from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Aug. 24 at CSM’s La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room BI-113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata, Md.

Kim Patton, training coordinator at the Foundation Center in Washington, D.C., will lead the interactive session on proposal writing. Discussions will include the overall grant-seeking process, what to include in a standard proposal to a foundation, tips for making each section of the proposal stronger, attachments, communicating with funders during the grant process and additional resources on proposal writing.

“Anyone interested should register and attend. No previous grants experience is necessary,” said CSM’s Lead Grants Development Specialist Becky Cockerham.

This seminar is sponsored by Maryland Governor’s Grants Office, Charles County Government, Charles County Public Schools, Charles County Public Library, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland and CSM. The seminar is free but class size is limited. To register, contact Cockerham at 301-934-7648 or