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Grant Writing Basics Workshop

September 22, 2022 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


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This one-day grant writing workshop, led by Kimberly Richardson Consulting, will cover researching grants, request for proposal selection, project narrative development, budget creation, program cultivation, partnership development, and long term success planning. It includes handouts, resource materials, and small group exercises.

This workshop is intended for anyone interested in learning about the basics of grant writing, including environmental groups, watershed groups, nonprofits, or small organizations hoping to find funding for special projects. Knowledge in this workshop will be transferable to other types of grant applications.

The workshop is part of the Alabama Watershed Stewards Program which funded via a Clean Water Act 319(h) grant from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management Non-Point Source Unit and EPA Region 4. Please contact stewards@auburn.edu with any questions.

  • Workshop lead: Kimberly Richardson Consulting
  • Continuing Education: 0.7 (7 hours) CEUs
  • Lunch and Free Official Federal Grants Prep Guide


Learning Outcomes

* Understand how to seek out and evaluate requests for proposals

* Know where to search for funding opportunities in Alabama and beyond

* Know how to develop narrative proposal components

* Understand how to develop a budget narrative and justification

* Evaluate the long-term success and sustainability of your project proposals


Tentative Schedule (8:30 am – 4:30 pm):

8:30 – 9:00 – Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 – Intros and Curriculum Overview

9:15 – 10:30 – Research Methods and Analyzing RFPs

10:30 – 10:45 – Morning Break

10:45 – 12:00 – Developing Standard Narrative Components

12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:30 – Developing Standard Narrative Components (cont’d.)

2:30 – 2:45 – Afternoon Break

2:45 – 4:15 – Budget Development, Sustainability & Evaluation

4:15 – 4:30 – Training Wrap-Up and Closeout


Driving directions

Link to Google location: https://goo.gl/maps/fwLfqZmCFGH7nr2Z9

From South College Street going towards Auburn University, take a left onto Donahue Drive. In less than a quarter mile, take a left onto Devall Drive. Pass the Forestry Sciences Lab , look for the Center for Advanced Science and Innovation Center on your left.

Questions? Email stewards@auburn.edu



September 22, 2022
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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CASIC Building, 559 Devall Drive, Auburn University, Auburn Alabama 36849
CASIC Building, 559 Devall Drive, Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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