Spark the Fire Grantwriting Seminar

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Wednesday, March 29
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

East Central Community Center


If you’re interested in learning the core skills of grantwriting in just one day, you should consider attending the Spark the Fire Essential Grantwriting Seminar on March 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is located at the East Central Community Center and is perfect for professionals of all ages to learn fundamental skills such as building annual grants calendars, relationship building, proposal writing and storytelling, submitting grants online and in paper, prospect research, and more.

This event will be instructed by Allison Shirk, who has more than 20 years of experience in the grantwriting industry. Those attending the seminar will also receive a complimentary handbook filled with grantwriting information and a diskette with digital templates.

Grantwriting is the practice of completing an application for funding provided by an institution such as a government department, foundation, or corporation. It’s is an important skill to have in these difficult financial times, when non-profits and other charitable institutions require so much financial assistance in order to help those in need. The latest statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate U.S. consumer debt continues to increase, reaching almost $3.4 trillion in May 2015. With your grantwriting skills, you can help organizations that in turn help people in dire financial straits.

The Spark the Fire Essential Grantwriting Seminar costs $115, but if you register by Wednesday, March 15, you can receive the early bird discount of $95. Remember, this event is happening on March 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a break for lunch at the East Central Community Center at 500 South Stone Street in Spokane. Tickets can be purchased at the Spark the Fire website.