Tuesday, March 24, 2009

GRANT WRITING for Archivists (Register Online)
May 8, 2009
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Georgia Archives

With the new Obama administration, grant writing is in a transitional stage and archivists need to stay on top of the latest trends. There are more on-line grant applications, better designed evaluations and new social policies that determine grant opportunities. This workshop will help you to stay on top of the latest trends in grant writing as you learn timesaving techniques and shortcuts to help you increase your chances of winning competitive grants.

Students will receive a workbook and other handouts full of grant information and templates. Topics include: Hot fields in grant writing, Grant writing personality styles, Best places to access resources on the web, Key components of a proposal, Grant writing tips and strategies, Grant evaluation techniques, Systems to monitor and analyze grant activities

Instructor: Jack Smith, M.P.A.
Mr. Smith is a nationally recognized grant writer based in Atlanta,Georgia. Since 1987, his consulting practice has provided grant-writing services to more than 150 organizations. In addition, he has taught grant-writing skills for the state governments of Connecticut, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Vermont and for agencies and clients of the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Cherokee Nation. He serves as adjunct instructor for professional development programs at the University of Southern Maine, the University of Georgia, Emory University, Duke University, and the U.S. CDC’s Management for International Public Health course.

Registration is limited to 30 participants.

Registration includes a box lunch and the class workbook.

To register by mail, download the registration form and mail to:
Society of Georgia Archivists
PO Box 133085
Atlanta, Georgia 30333

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