11/06/12 Learn the nuts and bolts of an effective grant proposal at the Basics of Grant Writing Workshop on Tuesday, November 13. The Marshall County Community Foundation and Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network will host this workshop that also covers researching grant sources, making contact with foundations, preparing your case, and managing your organization’s grants and reporting process.  This workshop is geared to organizations that are just getting into grant writing or want to learn how to make a better proposal.

A new online resource offered by the Marshall County Community Foundation will also be introduced at this session. Foundation Directory Online provides a listing of 120,000 grantmaker profiles and includes tools to help nonprofits work towards their mission.

The presenter of the Basic Grant Writing workshop is Judy Thomas, a Grants Specialist for Impact Strategies.  Judy works with a variety of not-for-profit arts and social service organizations helping them secure grant funding from private foundations, corporations, and government sources.

The session will be held from 9 until noon in Suite D at Dillon Umbaugh Wealth Management, 2901 Miller Drive, Plymouth, IN 46563. To register by Friday, November 9, call Marshall County Community Foundation at 574.935.5159 or email Jennifer Compton at jcompton@marshallcountycf.org.