SAME DAY EVENTS:
Natural Disaster Management - Graduate Course
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Urban Drainage and Stormwater Conveyance Design
|5/30/2012 - 6/1/2012 |
|Grant Writing for Conservation (CLM8116)
|Location: Shepherdstown, WV
US Fish & Wildlife Service
Course begins at 8:00AM on the first day, and ends at 12PM the last day.
National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4024
you want to do more for conservation but you need help to lift your
project off the ground? If this describes your situation, this course
has been designed for you! Join us to learn how to interweave the grant proposal writing process and strategic thinking for
successful grant management once awarded. Learn how to cultivate the
human personal relationships with partners or other funding
organizations to support projects that promote and maintain conservation
and natural resource management. The grant development planning
process will engage participants in how to undertake pre-project
planning, where to go to seek alternative funding sources and how to
write the essential elements of a solid grant proposal. Bring a
potential grant project to work on during the course or share one with a
classmate. You will be given the opportunity to develop a grant
application and critique the critical parts of a successful grant
proposal. (optional-bring lap top computer to capture results). Come
learn the principles of how to put together an award winning grant
strategy and package!
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Target Audience: Resource managers, biologists, ecosystem teams, partners for Fish and
Wildlife Service Programs, managers, supervisors, outreach specialists,
state conservation partners, local community representatives, anyone
(including non-agency) seeking funding to support projects on public and
- Review guidelines and ethics;
- Conduct funding searches online; Examine principles of strategic thinking, project proposal planning and management;
- Plan strategies for funding projects with partners;
- Write an actual proposal with instructor assistance and critique;
- Explain tools on how to build relationships; and
Identify the complete proposal-writing process: planning, research,
outreach, writing, accounting, tracking, reporting and evaluation. keywords: grants, grant writing,
No charge for FWS personnel for tuition.
Participantís office is responsible for expenses related to travel. BLM
and NPS - call for tuition information. The tuition billing information
must be completed in DOI Learn.
A tuition fee will be charged to all other participants at the following rates: NCTC tuition fees.
Shayna Carney, 304-876-7302, firstname.lastname@example.org
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