Learn By Doing Grant Workshop Series

Starts:Thursday, September 26, 2013  11:00 AMEnds:Thursday, November 07, 2013  4:00 PM

The cost for the series (including lunches) is $95 per person.

Early registration is encouraged; the series will be limited to thirty-six participants. Some scholarships are available .


Lincoln City Cultural Center

540 NE Highway 101

Lincoln City, Oregon 97367


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Description:

Make Your Next Grant Proposal a Success

A Grant Writing Workshop Series offered to all nonprofit organizations in Lincoln, Polk and Tillamook counties in the Fall of 2013. The workshop series is designed to help beginning and intermediate grant writers working in nonprofit organizations increase their skills at developing project proposals and successfully plan, write and attain grant funding from local and regional funding sources. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to bring more than one board member, staff or volunteer from each organization.

You will achieve the following during the workshop:

1. Actively work on elements of grant proposals during sessions and practice skills between sessions.

2. Network with other local grant writers and build relationships for future work.

3. Meet with funders and hear about available grant programs.

4. Take advantage of opportunities for review of grant work for grants that are completed during the workshop.

 Series Schedule: The four part series will be offered at the Lincoln City Cultural Center in Lincoln City, Oregon and will be held on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch included). The schedule for the series will be as follows: 

Session 1:  September 26 - Positioning Your Organization to be Grant Smart

Session 2:  October 10 - Project Planning Tools and Practice, Grant Review

Session 3:  October 24 - Budgeting and Capacity-Building Grants

Session 4:  November 7 - Project Evaluation and Organizational Site Visits 

       About Your Learn By Doing Trainers

Catherine Rickbone is the Executive Director of the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA), a nonprofit arts organization that serves arts, heritage and humanities organizations on the 363 miles of the Oregon coast. Catherine has over 16 years is arts administration. Her background in marketing, facilities & business management, strategic planning, teaching & training, and organizational development enable her to provide technical assistance to OCCA’s coastal arts partners.

Meredith Howell, PhD, is a Regional Program Coordinator for RDI. She joined RDI in 2012 after dedicating several years to developing new programs and writing grants for nonprofit organizations. Meredith has significant experience helping organizations build strategic and sustainable funding plans. Meredith’s background in scientific research, teaching, and university curriculum development allows her to effectively communicate complicated and abstract concepts to youth and adult learners.

To register for the workshop, please call Emma Bramwell at 541-684-9077, ext. 3, or email ebramwell@rdiinc.org Registration and payment is required before the first session. Please mail payment to RDI at 150 Shelton-McMurphey Blvd, Suite 201, Eugene, OR 97401.

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